Solutions to reduce leg pain

Treating venous insufficiency is essential, and solutions exist to reduce symptoms and prevent complications.

Three types of solutions exist:

Lifestyle and dietary guidelines

Some simple lifestyle guidelines can help to reduce leg pain on a daily basis.

You will find more details in the Good habits section.

DO DON’T DO

regular practice of a gentle sport

prolonged seated or standing positions

cold showers

exposure to heat sources

elevate the foot of your bed

clothes that are too tight

wear low heels

high heels

eat a balanced diet

tobacco, coffee, and alcohol

Medical compression (stockings or bandages)

Compression promotes venous return. It helps to prevent edema and promotes tissue oxygenation.

Your doctor may prescribe a means of compression. The pharmacist can help you choose the most suitable for you, advising on size, fabric, and texture.

Phlebotonic medication

Solutions for patientsPhlebotonics are a type of medication used to improve vascular health. They are indicated for the treatment of venous insufficiency symptoms (heavy legs, pains, restlessness). Phlebotonics help to relieve the symptoms of venous disease.