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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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Varicose Veins


Varicose veins are distended veins, commonly appearing on the legs and are caused by vascular incompetence which can lead to a backup of blood. They have a ropey, raised appearance and are bluish in color.


Massage is locally contraindicated for extreme varicose veins. Light massage may be administered on mild varicose veins.

Can be alleviated by:

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