Are you one of the 80% of Americans that have a sedentary job? If you’re stuck at a desk all day, you know how uncomfortable this can be. Sitting all day can contribute to obesity and other issues which can lead to varicose veins. Take a look at the following tips to keep you more active during the day, decreasing your risk for varicose veins!


  1. Take a Walk

Whether you’re parking farther away from the office or taking walking breaks during the day, walking will increase circulation and keep your energy up!

  1. Rotate ankles and flex calve muscles

If you don’t have time for a full on walk, remember to rotate your ankles and flex your calve muscles throughout the day.

  1. Get a peddler under desk

Peddler your feet while you work to burn calories and increase circulation!

  1. Use an Exercise Ball

Sitting on an exercise ball during the day instead of a chair helps you stay fit!

If you are experiencing symptoms of varicose veins, contact California Vein & Vascular Centers today by calling (650)209-5843 or visiting us online, here!

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