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IAC Accreditation Renewal

Posted: October 28, 2016
IAC Accreditation Renewal
VeinCare Centers of Tennessee Receive IAC Accreditation Renewal for Vascular Testing. VeinCare Centers of Tennessee recently received notice of renewal of accreditation of its vascular laboratory for venous testing procedures from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission—Vascular Testing Division. VCOT achieved the initial accreditation in 2013 after meeting numerous accreditation requirements and the process requires periodic review including review ... READ MORE

Obesity and Varicose Veins

Posted: October 18, 2016   |   Revised: October 19, 2016
obesity and varicose veins
While being overweight has become more and more common across America, Tennessee currently ranks as the 14th highest in the Nation for adult obesity at 31.2%. That percentage is up from 20.9% in 2000, which was up from 11.1% in 1990. As a Nation and as a State our problem with weight is increasing, and ... READ MORE

Now Accepting Additional Insurance Carriers

Posted: February 9, 2016   |   Revised: October 12, 2016
VeinCare Centers of Tennessee Now Accepting Additional Insurance Carriers Veincare Centers of Tennessee announces participation in an expanded group of insurance companies for those who suffer from venous insufficiency. If you have been reluctant to schedule an appointment because your insurance company was not a participant in our program, today is a new day. Now, ... READ MORE

Is Your Husband Secretly Suffering from Venous Insufficiency?

Posted: January 12, 2016   |   Revised: October 12, 2016
Ladies, do you ever sneak a peek at your husband’s legs and feel just a twinge of envy? Men have it easy, for the most part. No need to shave, moisturize or worry about changes in appearance of those gams. As long as they serve to get them where they’re going, most men are concerned ... READ MORE

Please don’t ignore leg swelling

Posted: November 4, 2015   |   Revised: October 12, 2016
Don't Ignore Leg Swelling
Have you noticed that your shoes / boots fit tighter at night than they do in the morning? Do you, a friend, or a loved one have unexplained swelling in your lower legs that gets worse after you have been on your feet for a long time? Leg swelling that is caused by the retention ... READ MORE

Get a Leg Up On Next Summer

Posted: August 4, 2015   |   Revised: October 12, 2016
Varicose Vein Treatment
Summer is a season of shorts, skirts, dresses, and bathing suits to beat the heat and enjoy our favorite outdoor activities. For many people, Summer is also a time spent feeling self-conscious about their legs due to varicose veins. If you feel like your legs are holding you back from the full Summer experience, don’t ... READ MORE

Won’t I need these veins?

Posted: June 3, 2015   |   Revised: October 12, 2016
Dr. Daugherty
Have you talked to a friend or looked online to find various treatments for your varicose or spider veins? Were you left with more questions than answers? Do you want to get treatment but the concept of removing veins concerns you? Don’t worry you are not alone. One of the most frequent question topics we ... READ MORE

Varicose Veins Can be Hereditary

Posted: April 21, 2015   |   Revised: October 12, 2016
Heredity and Varicose Veins
Like complexion, eye color, the shape of the face, and so many other traits, varicose veins can be hereditary. A frequently cited figure suggests about half of those over age 50 in the U.S. suffer from varicose veins. Due to both structural and metabolic similarities, up to 80% of cases can be attributed to genetics. ... READ MORE

Deep Vein Thrombosis Infographic

Posted: March 27, 2015   |   Revised: October 12, 2016
Deep Vein Thrombosis Infographic
Download the Deep Vein Thrombosis Infographic Here Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that develops in a deep vein. According to the CDC, DVT affects about 300,000 to 600,000 people each year. If left untreated, it can lead to a serious complication called pulmonary embolism. In our continuing efforts to help build ... READ MORE

Deep Vein Thrombosis Quiz

Posted: March 11, 2015   |   Revised: October 17, 2016
DVT Quiz
March is the National Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month. To help spread the word about this silent and potentially life threating condition the VeinCare Centers of Tennessee have created this Deep Vein Thrombosis Quiz. Please take this quiz to test your own knowledge, and then pass it along to your friends and family so they ... READ MORE
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