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Why Ultrasound Therapy is Vital for Detecting and Treating Vein Disease

Ultrasound procedures typically bring to mind images of expectant parents marveling at the tiny heartbeat of their unborn child. ...

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Chattanooga Marathon 2018 Recap

Four thousand runners hit the streets for the 3rd Annual Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon/Half Marathon Race on Sunday, March 4th. ...

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5 Common Injuries Runners Experience

All athletes encounter injuries at some point, especially when training for a big event. But for runners, certain aches and pains ...

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What Runner Should Know About Venous Disease

Most of us are familiar with the varicose and spider veins generally associated with older people. But in fact, those are just ...

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3 Common Myths About Running

Running is one of the best ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle and sometimes all it takes is just one “runner’s ...

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What Your Spider Veins May Be Saying to You

Just as a healthy heart pumps vital blood through your arteries to your organs, your veins ensure that blood flows back to your ...

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I Have Diabetes. Can You Still Treat My Veins?

Almost anyone can develop varicose veins or spider veins, for any number of reasons. Diabetes does not cause varicose veins. But ...

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Varicose and Spider Veins 101

Everyone has heard about varicose veins, reticular veins, and spider veins, but there are still a lot of questions about them out ...

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Q & A: Restless Legs

The internet is notoriously full of information, but let’s face it. A lot of the info surrounding the healthcare industry ...

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5 Things to Know About Pregnancy and Varicose Veins

Pregnancy, although a miraculous and wonderful time of life, can truly take a toll on a woman’s body. When you consider swollen ...

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Q & A: Vein Treatments for Men

It’s tempting to think of varicose veins as being an issue primarily for women, but men have them too. Here Dr. Gardner ...

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Top 5 Exercises for Vein Health

Although the development of venous disease depends strongly on your genetics—there are still some things you can do to improve ...

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We Don’t “Strip” Veins Anymore!

Fear of old-style vein stripping has caused countless men and women to put off doing anything about their varicose veins and leg ...

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(Video) Vein Disorder Treatments

Vein disease is more common than heart disease but it’s very under-diagnosed. The Vein Institute offers free vein screening ...

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(Video) Welcome to The Vein Institute

The Vein Institute specializes in treating vein disease without the use of vein stripping. Dr. Gardner is passionate about using ...

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Spring is on the Way! Are Your Legs Ready?

Spring is almost here, bringing warmer temperatures and cooler wardrobe options. But it’s hard to enjoy shorts, capris, and ...

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From Our Patient: My TVI Experience

At The Vein Institute, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the most cutting-edge treatments available for venous ...

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Is My Job Giving Me Varicose Veins?

Q: I am a 45-year old hair stylist and have spent most work days over the last 20 years on my feet. Lately, I’ve been noticing ...

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Top 3 Reasons People Develop Vein Problems

Although frequently underdiagnosed, vein disease is extremely prevalent in our society. There are numerous reasons patients may ...

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The Importance of Compression Hose: Why We Love Compression Hose

Ever heard of compression hose? Your mind may immediately go to the thick, unattractive and obvious garments your grandparents ...

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Advances In Vein Treatments

It’s not your mom’s varicose vein treatment anymore. And that’s a good thing. A great thing, actually, because recent ...

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