Prevention of thrombophlebitis. Any educated person, not just a doctor, should know that thrombophlebitis of superficial veins of the lower extremities is a complication of diseases leading to chronic venous failure. When the first symptoms of distress on the part of the venous system (edema of the foot and ankle by the end of the day, feeling of heaviness in the legs, leg cramps, the emergence of extended nodes in the form of veins that konturiruyut clearly in an upright position), the patient should seek medical attention. The patient should realize that if the disease is detected early, it can be cured without surgery or using a minimum surgery. Therefore, the sooner he turns to the doctor, the better and more reliable will be the results of treatment of chronic venous insufficiency, which prevents the development of varikotromboflebita.
Of great importance has a way of life. It is known that people who lead sedentary lives, varicose veins occur in no more than 10% of cases. If most of the work and spend leisure time sitting, the disease develops in 25-30%. Persons whose professional activity involves prolonged stay motionless in a standing position, are at greatest risk. Varicose disease affects 65% of them. That is why even the appearance of signs chronic venous insufficiency should not lead to a decrease in physical activity of the patient. On the contrary, people at high risk of venous diseases of lower limbs and their initial manifestations requires long walks, special exercises (you can do any exercise while sitting and lying). Useful and desirable for some sports such as swimming, jogging, cycling.
It should be warn patients of significant weight lifting, sports-related risk of leg injuries. It is desirable to avoid a close, tight-fitting clothes and shoes narrow high heels. Also undesirable for patients with symptomatic venous insufficiency thermal procedures (bath, sauna, sun exposure or in the solarium).