How Are Varicose Veins Diagnosed?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 21, 2019

Outside of the visual appearance of bluish-purple colored raised veins the most widely used and accurate method of diagnosis is the duplex ultrasound which can pinpoint underlying vein conditions. Ultrasound is performed by a registered vascular technologist who can find precisely where the leakage is occurring. From there, a logical and effective treatment plan can

Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: June 3, 2019

That’s right, Tampa Cardiovascular Associates treats more than just heart conditions. We work with the entire circulatory system including venous insufficiency and vein disease. We are a full spectrum care cardiovascular facility made up of some of the worlds top physicians in the field. If you are seeking care, we are a wonderful place to

Arm Artery Disease

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 28, 2019

When you think vein disease most of us think legs.   Primarily that is where venous deficiency strikes. Arm based vein disease is a rarity, but it does happen. It is also known as arm claudication, steal syndrome, peripheral vascular disease, upper extremity arterial disease. Whatever you choose to call it, it is painful and

Meet the Doctors of Tampa Cardiovascular Associates

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: February 25, 2019

When it comes to choosing a doctor it’s important you find someone you feel like you can talk with and relate to. Your heart is the very core of your being. Keeping it healthy is vital. That is why Tampa Cardiovascular associates were formed.  Our physicians are committed to providing the very best treatments, care,

Compression Therapy and How It Can Benefit Those with Vein Issues

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 10, 2019

If you live with venous insufficiency or varicose veins you may experience a decrease in active lifestyle due to pain and uncomfortability. These conditions can cause a myriad of symptoms that make your legs an unwanted focus. Symptoms may include but are not limited to: Redness Swelling (edema) Itching Restless Leg Syndrome Visible veins that

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) – A Deadly Silent Killer

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: January 7, 2019

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk for acutely ill medical patients is highest in the first 30 days, starting with hospital admission. VTE is a blood clot that starts in the vein. There are two classifications. 1. DVT – Deep Vein Thrombosis and 2. PE – Pulmonary embolism. VTE is known as a silent killer because the

Could it be May Thurner Syndrome?

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: November 26, 2018

This little-known syndrome hasn’t gotten much press so many have still never heard of it. With the overwhelming popularity of the internet now available in nearly every home we all have access to sites like Web M.D. and other medical self-diagnostic tools. The problem is that when you enter your symptoms it often times brings

Varicose Veins and Running

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: December 12, 2017

Are you a jogger or a runner and have started to notice your legs don’t feel quite right? Do you experience leg pain, swelling, a feeling of heavy legs, numbness, itching, or even notice veins starting to become visible? This isn’t unusual and you aren’t alone. While running isn’t a major cause of vein issues

Deep Vein Thrombosis – Know the Signs

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: September 21, 2017

DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) is the medical terminology which translates to telling you that you have a blood clot. Blood clots always require medical attention as soon as possible because depending on the location of the clot it can be life-threatening if it breaks free in its still solid form. Recognizing a clot You may

Hot Tips for Leg Health!

Posted by: Tampa Cardio

On: July 13, 2017

Everyone wants beautiful healthy legs. It is pretty much a given in youth, but as you age life takes a toll on our bodies – legs included. Lifestyle has a lot to do with how well your legs will fair. Let’s take a look at a few things you can do to be proactive in