Entries by Rimas Gilvydis

Know the Signs of Vein Disease Before It Progresses

Have you started to notice deeply colored veins in your legs that seem strange? Are you worried about a family member who frequently has swollen or painful legs? It’s normal to wonder if the problem is vein disease in these situations. Knowing the symptoms of spider veins and varicose veins can help you find the […]

Why Choose Us: Experience and Results

Living with the symptoms of varicose veins or spider veins can disrupt your quality of life. At Northern Illinois Vein Clinic, we are the leading experts in vein disease in the region because we focus solely on the treatment of leg vein disease. We deliver successful outcomes, and our patients become our best advocates. Patient […]

Guys: Don’t Ignore Varicose Veins

We get it. Guys don’t often obsess over the look of varicose veins at the beach. But men make up about 25% of varicose vein patients nationwide and nearly 45% percent of our patient base at Northern Illinois Vein Clinic. Almost half of all men get varicose veins at some point, and the debilitating pain […]

Treat Varicose Veins Between Pregnancies

Your risk of developing vein disease – especially varicose veins – increases if you have a family history of them or if you spend long periods of time standing or sitting. Varicose veins affect both women and men, and a common risk factor for women is pregnancy. More than 40% of pregnant women experience varicose […]

Family history increases risk for developing varicose veins

It’s important to know our family history for various medical issues, from cancer to vein disease. A visit to the doctor’s office is a frequent reminder of this need-to-know information every time we have to fill out a form or confirm details with a nurse during a checkup. Another question to ask your immediate and/or […]

We Prioritize Your Experience

Living with the symptoms of varicose veins or other vein disease can be debilitating and disrupt your quality of life. Taking steps to talk to your doctor about your symptoms or start researching options for care can also feel intimidating. The information can seem overwhelming and reading about a potential online diagnosis can cause anxiety. […]

Cast Your What Rocks Vote for Northern Illinois Vein Clinic

Northern Illinois Vein Clinic made the Top 5 for the Rockford Register Star’s What Rocks awards, which recognize the top businesses in the region. You helped us get there by nominating us, for which we are so grateful. Voting has started, and you can vote for Northern Illinois Vein Clinic once per day through Friday, […]

Ask Your Podiatrist about Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common condition, affecting up to 35% of the U.S. population by some estimates. That shared experience means people seek us out here at Northern Illinois Vein Clinic in a variety of ways. Individuals can contact us directly for a screening or consultation if they’re experiencing symptoms of vein disease. Those symptoms […]

Do You Know Skin Conditions can be Linked to Varicose Veins?

When most people think about varicose veins, they picture bulging purple or blue veins in their legs. In addition to being unsightly, they also cause pain, burning, cramping, swelling, and a heavy, achy feeling. But did you know vein disease can also affect your skin? Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when your veins have difficulty sending […]

Leg Vein Issues Are A Guy Thing, Too!

When you hear about varicose veins, what comes to mind? Your mother? Grandmother? Wife? If that’s the case, you’re not alone. Leg vein problems are typically thought to be a women’s issue, but in reality, the condition affects the genders nearly equally. At Northern Illinois Vein Clinic, 45%of our patient base is male, with a […]