Entries by Rimas Gilvydis

Compression Therapy Improves Leg Vein Health

Treatment for varicose veins and other leg vein conditions has improved dramatically in recent years, resulting in minimally invasive procedures that offer less pain and minimal downtime. Conservative therapy is an important part of the treatment timeline that comes before procedures such as sclerotherapy or endovenous laser ablation. Insurance companies require conservative therapy to be […]

Get On Your Feet

With shelter in place in Illinois heading into its second month, it’s important to stop and think about how your health may be affected by the restrictions. Whether you have been binging Netflix shows, trying to finish a 1,000-piece puzzle, or getting lost in a novel, sitting for long periods of time increases the risk […]

Gilvydis Vein Clinic Launches Telehealth Services

Vein disease is progressive and does not stop for a pandemic. Gilvydis Vein Clinic is offering virtual evaluations that can be done from the comfort of your home or office. If you are experiencing the following symptoms, a virtual visit might be for you: Leg pain, aches or cramps Throbbing Itching Heaviness in your legs […]

Eliminating Health Insurance Confusion

Varicose veins, spider veins and other conditions cause tremendous suffering for people from all walks of life. Women and men, old and young, active and sedentary – no one is immune from vein disease. Sadly, many people don’t seek relief from these issues because they don’t realize vein treatment is typically covered by insurance. Often, […]

Warning Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis is a dangerous medical condition caused when a clot hinders blood flow in your arms or legs. When your leg blood pressure gets too high, it can cause the clot to travel to your heart. Each extremity contains both superficial and deep veins that pump blood back to your heart and keep […]

Treat yourself to healthy legs this holiday season

The holidays are a time of giving, spending time with family and friends, and preparing for a New Year. Taking care of yourself and treating yourself to better leg vein health should also be on the to-do list this season. It’s understandable that the busyness of the holidays means commitments such as health screenings and […]

Lean on insurance to cover vein treatment

Navigating health insurance can feel confusing and overwhelming, to the point that we get discouraged from seeking or scheduling care for important issues. Conditions such as varicose veins cause pain and discomfort, but, more importantly, these issues – if left untreated – can develop into more serious medical problems (such as life-threatening blood clots). That’s […]

Met your deductible? Come see us

Vein Treatment Options If unsightly leg veins kept you from enjoying summer fun, now’s the time to take action. Vein disease is a serious medical condition where our veins don’t properly return blood from the legs back to the heart. It’s progressive and will worsen over time if left untreated. Fall is a great time […]

5 Natural Cures for Varicose Veins

If you are bothered by the appearance of your legs due to dark, protruding veins, you may want a varicose vein treatment so you can show those gams off again in confidence. At Gilvydis Vein Clinic, we can offer you different options for managing these unpleasant veins. Here are five ideas for natural cures for […]