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What can a Podiatrist do about Spider Veins / Telangectasia ?

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Spider Veins
A podiatrist can do absolutely nothing about spider veins / telangiectasia, except assure you they are not dangerous and won’t become painful.  What you can do is to walk – all through your life if you are reading this early enough. Walking moves more blood more efficiently through the venous system and helps it to work more efficiently.  More likely though, is that you are reading this because it is already happening to you. The answer is still walking, both to make it better now and slow down its worsening over the coming years. If you have limited mobility, a ‘Circulation Booster’ electronic machine can help.  These cost several hundred dollars but are a good solution for swollen legs and feet if walking is impossible.

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