Font Size: Increase | Decrease

How does compression therapy help treat venous reflux disease?

more videos from this doctor

» Watch Next Video by Mario T. Plaza-Ponte, MD - What is radiofrequency ablation?

Video Overview

How does compression therapy help in treatment of a venous reflux disease? Compression therapy is not indicated as a primary treatment of venous reflux disease. It does not cure the condition. It merely helps in the improvement of some of the symptoms, which is leg swelling and heaviness. Medical compression stockings are used, however, as an adjunct during and following treatment of venous reflux disease.

Disclaimer: The information found on this website is intended to be general medical information; it is not a medical diagnosis or medical advice. Specific medical advice can only be given with full knowledge of all of the facts and circumstances of your health situation. You should seek consultation with a doctor familiar with your medical condition. Posting a question on this website does not create a doctor-patient relationship. All questions you post will be available to the public; do not include confidential information in your question.