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Helping you improve your health and appearance has been our sincerest desire at Five Star Vein Institute. Our staff carefully designed a vein treatment plan for you to reduce or eliminate your varicose veins.

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Tackling Vein Issues with Compression Therapy

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Vein Health on January 14, 2014

The blood in your body doesn’t always flow correctly, and numerous vein diseases can result in circulatory pathways that don’t permit the proper return of fluid to the heart. Although vein removal is a valid treatment for more severe cases of varicose veins and similar diseases, compression therapy is often used as a more conservative alternative to help patients get their health problems[...]

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Understanding The Circulation System [Simplified] Or What Happens When Circulation Is Compromised And Treatment Options – Part 3 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Circulation System, Compression Stockings, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, Support Hose, Vein Disease, Vein Health on January 09, 2014

In Part 2 of our discussion, we discussed the breakdown of the vein valves and how this vein condition, or disease, results in symptoms and signs.  This last part of our series will cover treatment options available when we do recognize we have vein disease and steps to take to prevent it.

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Understanding The Circulation System [Simplified] or What Happens When The Circulation Is Compromised? Part 2 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Blood Clots, Circulation System, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, Leg Pain, Vein Disease, Vein Health on January 07, 2014

In Part 1 of our series on circulation, we discussed the mechanisms by which circulation is possible, in spite of the influence of gravity which attempts to prevent return of blood to the heart when we are in an upright posture. Let’s look at how vein disease affects blood circulation.

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Understanding The Circulation System [Simplified]: By What Mechanism[s] Does Blood Return To The Heart? - Part 1 of 3

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Blood Circulation, Blood Clots, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, Medical Advice, Venous Circulation on January 02, 2014

Have you ever wondered or even thought about this question? Most of our lives we are in an upright position, either standing or sitting.

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