Conservative Treatment

General Measures and Compression Stockings

Relief of symptoms may be achieved with self help mechanisms such as exercise, weight loss, elevation of limbs and avoidance of long periods of sitting or standing (Beckman 2002). Compression stockings may be all that is required to alleviate the symptoms of vein disease. Compression bandaging may be required for acute thrombosis or for active ulceration. Usually, the bandage is left in place for one-week intervals until the problem resolves.

 

Conservative Treatment

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