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Board Certified Specialists Provide Better Advanced Vein Care  

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Board Certified Vein Specialist, Dr. Robert W. Ruess, DVT, Five Star Vein Institute, Leg Pain, Vein Disease Care, Vein Health, Blood Clots, Leg Swelling, Spider Veins, Telangiectasia on August 07, 2014

Your risk factor for vein diseases goes steadily up through your lifetime. That is because the adverse influence of gravity on the integrity and function of the thin, delicate valves in your veins is cumulative. All of the problems caused by vein disease become more common as patients grow older.

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Do You Have PAD That Is Left Untreated Or Misdiagnosed As Another Health Condition?

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, hip pain, Peripheral Artery Disease, Vein Disease, Vein Health, leg pain when walking, Leg Swelling, PAD on April 09, 2014

I recently saw a patient who was sent to me for possible vein disease. The patient was quite frustrated because he had seen four different physicians and one chiropractor over the last 3-4 months with a problem of leg pain, swelling, and hip pain.

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Understanding Leg Swelling and Vein Health

Posted by Robert W. Ruess MD in Dr. Robert W. Ruess, Five Star Vein Institute, Swollen Legs, Vein Health, Leg Swelling, Spider Veins, Varicose Vein on June 11, 2013

If you suffer from vein diseases like spider veins (Telangiectasia) or varicose veins, you may have noticed a variety of symptoms. Even though your legs don’t necessarily hurt, they could take on a puffy-looking appearance as they become swollen. It might be even worse at certain times of day.

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