Ask the Doc: What’s this Leg Pain? Prevent Varicose Veins?

April 11, 2012

We’re excited to have Dr. Mark Klion back on the show to answer your questions on stomach bloating during fartlek runs, a couple cases of severe leg pain after some tough/long workouts, is it possible to prevent or alleviate varicose veins, when–if ever–is it OK to take NSAIDs and for what cases, and should you be 100 percent recovered from plantar fasciitis before getting back to exercise. Aak your questions on our facebook page.

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Comments (3)

  • Rhea says:

    Oh gosh! varicose veins is really painful. It is worse after a period of standing up for hours. It can't be helped especially on my profession. Whenever I get home after work, I was always in tears. Thanks to my new discovery. Day by day, my vein treatment subsides the signs and symptoms of my varicose veins.

  • varicose veins is one of the most common problems especially for girls but i think we don't need to worry about it because we already have treatments that are cost effective.

  • almost always the result of problems with valves within the venous system of the leg. All leg veins contain one-way flap valves which are designed to help the flow of blood in the veins in an upward direction on its return to the heart. although people who spend a great deal of time on their feet are certainly more likely to notice their veins and any symptoms from them.

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