Talking To Your Patients - Jefferson Radiology

Risk Factors to Look Out For

  • Age 40+
  • Family history
  • Heavy lifting
  • Smoking
  • Prolonged standing
  • Obesity or excessive weight
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Excessive sun exposure
  • Lack of exercise

Diagnosing the Problem

In addition to the visual appearance of purplish, knotted veins, many patients with varicose veins experience symptoms that affect their daily lives.

  • Restless leg
  • Heaviness
  • Fatigue
  • Burning
  • Aching
  • Pain
  • Itching
  • Cramping

Our Partners

Connecticut Children's
Day Kimball Healthcare
Eastern Connecticut Health Network
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare
Griffin Health
Hartford Hospital
Holyoke Medical Center
Windham Hospital