Although ultrasound therapy has been commonly used to treat patients with leg ulcers, a new study that was published in the British Medical Journal has found that enthusiastic laughter, along with methods of inducing blood flow may be more effective remedies for the condition. "The key to care with this group of patients is to stimulate blood flow back up the legs to the heart. The best way to do that is with compression bandages and support stockings … coupled with advice on diet and exercise," lead researcher Andrea Nelson said.
Varicose Veins Category
Many Americans have unsightly veins on their legs, an issue that they may become more aware of with the arrival of spring and summer. As a result, experts say that winter is the ideal time to correct small and medium-sized veins, as early treatment can ensure better-looking legs just in time for the warmer months.