Supportive Measures

Our Patients Have Many Treatment Options, Which Can be Classified as Either Supportive Measures or Corrective Measures

The best way to get temporary relief of your symptoms is to maintain an active lifestyle. You’ll want to follow these supportive measures:

  • Elevation:
    Relax and put your legs up whenever you can
  • Exercise:
    Walk frequently or have a low impact work-out at the gym
  • Elastic support hose:
    Wear support hose to take the stress off your veins
  • Emollient-skin care:
     Soothing emollient lotions help reduce itching
  • Evaluation:
    Talk to your doctor about your lifestyle, and ways to better cope with the degree of venous disease involved