Four thousand runners hit the streets for the 3rd Annual Erlanger Chattanooga Marathon/Half Marathon Race on Sunday, March 4th. The non-profit event, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee and sponsored in part by The Vein Institute and many others, benefits Hamilton County and the City of Chattanooga. Focusing on our area’s thriving businesses, vibrant entertainment scene, family-friendly communities,
Most of us are familiar with the varicose and spider veins generally associated with older people. But in fact, those are just some of the symptoms of venous disease, a condition that can develop earlier in life and surprisingly, for daily or long-distance runners. Often marathoners, athletes or those who hit the gym on a regular basis develop some form
Pregnancy, although a miraculous and wonderful time of life, can truly take a toll on a woman’s body. When you consider swollen feet and ankles, tender breasts, stretch marks and needing to urinate much more frequently than normal—not to mention morning sickness—it’s unfortunate that many women also have to deal with painful, unsightly varicose veins on top of everything else.
The Vein Institute specializes in treating vein disease without the use of vein stripping. Dr. Gardner is passionate about using minimally-invasive procedures to treat conditions such as spider veins, varicose veins, DVT, RLS, and more. In this video, Dr. Gardner tells us more about the treatments he offers and takes us inside The Vein Institute. The Vein Institute specializes in
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 broken, red and blue veins around my knees and on my calves. I thought it was because my mother and grandmother had them but then I started wondering, is my job giving me varicose