Exercises for people with varicose veins

For many people, varicose veins are a nightmare. When leg varicose veins account for 70% of women, aesthetic factors and disadvantages in daily life make varicose veins more obnoxious than ever. If getting to the serious stage, surgery or treatment of varicose veins requires a lot of time and money, then proactively implementing and applying simple exercises will help solve the problem to some extent.

Video content is professionally consulted by Dr. Le Duc Hiep, - Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Intervention - Vinmec Times City Hospital

1. What is varicose veins of the legs?


Varicose veins of the legs is a fairly common syndrome, appearing in the leg area due to swelling and damage to the inner wall of the veins. Varicose veins of the lower extremities (or varicose veins of the legs) is a benign disease caused by a disturbance in venous blood flow to the heart, mostly due to abnormalities in the structure of the vessels of the legs, often secondary to reasons such as age. effect, weight, habit of standing for a long time or because of pregnancy in women.

2. Complications of leg varicose veins

The vessel wall has a certain elasticity, so when it is stretched too much, the veins are easy to break if they are hit hard or are subjected to pressure or bundles from clothing. If the vessel wall is broken in combination with an open wound, it will be really dangerous because bacteria can directly enter the blood, causing many consequences such as ulcers, inflammation in the varicose area, or even causing varicose veins. septicemia .
In the absence of rupture, varicose veins are also easy to cause blood clots at the site of the dilation. These blood clots can travel through blood vessels to the lungs and heart, causing blockage of blood vessels in several locations on the body. Clogged blood vessels to the heart and brain, lungs... are all at risk of causing a huge accident, stroke, so in general, this is also a disease with many potential risks to health.
In addition, varicose veins in the legs will also often cause pain, numbness, and a feeling of heaviness in the legs because the blood does not reverse gravity pump to the heart, but stagnates in the lower extremities, causing a lot of discomfort and pain. disadvantage in daily life.
Usually, depending on the severity of varicose veins, the doctor can prescribe appropriate intervention methods. If there is no need for mechanical intervention such as laser or surgery, the patient can also apply exercises to reduce the symptoms of the disease.
Tình trạng tĩnh mạch chân có thể cải thiện nhờ tập thể dục
Tình trạng tĩnh mạch chân có thể cải thiện nhờ tập thể dục

3. Exercises for people with varicose veins

Because varicose veins are characterized by stagnation of blood in the veins, the first step you should take is to do exercises to circulate blood in this area.
Here are some exercises you can refer to:
Buerger Allen exercise Heel exercise Lifting the leg across the hip Rotating the ankle The above exercises are all extremely simple, you can do it at home or at home. in the office. Not only bring many obvious improvements to varicose veins syndrome, these exercises also bring a lot of great health benefits.
Vinmec International General Hospital performs lower extremity venous insufficiency examination to help customers who suspect the disease or have symptoms of varicose veins to receive an in-depth examination to determine the disease's condition. Therefore, when there are health problems, customers can go to the hospital for timely examination and treatment.

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