Medical treatments:


Acupuncture is used for the treatment of edema and heaviness of the lower limbs with a success rate close to 100% in a single session most often.

  • Acupressure is the stimulation of acupuncture without needles points with the fingers.
  • The Tuina massage: These are specific massage techniques in traditional Chinese medicine applied to disorders of the venous circulation.


The phlebotonic , medicines to improve blood circulation, were all delisted in France because of low and inconsistent effectiveness.

Some people are relieved of their clinical signs such as swollen legs or edema , others are not.

No phlebotonic preventive medicine has proved a real impact.

No medicine cures chronic venous disease today.

Elastic compression:

Elastic compression is effective on clinical signs such as heaviness and swelling of the legs due to varicose veins.

Compression can be done by tights , self- fixing stockings or socks varicose vein of a class of contention II.

Only the compression of the calf is useful for the desired efficiency.

Everything above the knee is only for aesthetic purposes for women looking to skirt for example.