Botox

Botox

April 24, 2024

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Chronic Venous Insufficiency

April 23, 2024

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Maximise your benefits

Maximise your benefits

April 22, 2024

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Spider Veins

Spider Veins

April 21, 2024

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Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins

April 20, 2024

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Chronic Venous Insufficiency

March 15, 2022 Chronic Venous Insufficiency Your veins are like one-way streets with traffic meant to flow in only one direction. That can be more difficult in areas of the body where gravity can’t help the flow, such as the legs. Veins return blood to the heart, and in the legs the blood needs to flow upward. With [...] Read More

A Different Option For A Varicose Vein

February 15, 2022 A Different Option For A Varicose Vein If you’ve looked through our blog at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, you’ve surely heard of radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins. But in some patients, this isn’t a good treatment when a patient cannot tolerate needles very well or if they have extremely large veins or abundant large branching [...] Read More

Can You Prevent Varicose Veins?

January 15, 2022 Can You Prevent Varicose Veins? In Northern Michigan winter can be a tough slog. But think of the bright side — at least you can cover up those pesky varicose veins on your calves! Varicose veins aren’t beloved by anyone. The raised veins making curly paths across your legs are unsightly, but at least they [...] Read More

All I Want For Christmas Is My Compression Stockings

December 15, 2021 All I Want For Christmas Is My Compression Stockings OK, nobody would really want to swap their actual Christmas stocking for the compression sort, especially in the winter wonderland of Northern Michigan! But compression hosiery is an important tool to protect your legs from developing varicose veins and spider veins. They are also something Dr. [...] Read More

Don’t Let Your Spider Veins See Another Spring

November 15, 2021 Don’t Let Your Spider Veins See Another Spring We love living in Northern Michigan because of all the outdoor fun that is so close at hand. Hiking, boating, golfing, camping, swimming in Traverse Bay or myriad other lakes. In the summers it seems we’re always in shorts, a sundress, or a swimsuit. As we’re heading [...] Read More

About Those Scary Hands

October 15, 2021 About Those Scary Hands Our hands have certain disadvantages when it comes to aging. First, the skin is quite thin, and it thins more with age. Second, the veins and tendons remain the same height while the skin and tissue around them decrease. Third, our hands are almost always exposed, unlike the other skin on [...] Read More

The Swelling Of Lymphedema

September 15, 2021 The Swelling Of Lymphedema When your veins aren’t functioning fully, especially in the legs, this can allow the blood to pool. This is the cause of varicose veins, but another more serious condition that also can develop is known as lymphedema. If a patient develops lymphedema due to venous insufficiency, there’s a good chance he [...] Read More

Options For Conservatively Addressing Varicose Veins

August 15, 2021 Options For Conservatively Addressing Varicose Veins At Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, usually the first option for treating varicose veins is the use of various conservative treatments. In fact, this is a requirement for most insurance companies before they will approve more involved treatments such as radiofrequency ablation. In this toasty August blog, let’s get into [...] Read More

Stenting For Venous Obstruction

July 15, 2021 Stenting For Venous Obstruction Your veins are like one-way streets with traffic meant to flow in only one direction. That can be more difficult in areas of the body where gravity can’t help the flow, such as the legs. Veins return blood to the heart, and in the legs the blood needs to flow upward. [...] Read More

Your Hands Are Showing Their Age

June 15, 2021 Your Hands Are Showing Their Age Everyone is concerned when varicose veins and spider veins show up on their calves and ankles, but people overlook veins that appear on the backs of their hands. Considering how visible your hands are, these veins can really make you look older. At Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, we offer [...] Read More

How Your Vein Valves Work…Or Don’t

June 15, 2021 How Your Vein Valves Work…Or Don’t Your veins are like one-way streets with traffic meant to flow in only one direction. That can be more difficult in areas of the body where gravity can’t help the flow, such as the legs. Veins return blood to the heart, and in the legs the blood needs to [...] Read More

Let’s Glue Those Varicose Veins Closed

April 15, 2021 Let’s Glue Those Varicose Veins Closed Treatments for varicose veins have dramatically improved over the past 15 years. Formerly, varicose veins usually had to be removed surgically with vein stripping. This could require up to four weeks of recovery. Today, stripping is rarely necessary, as Dr. Heeringa can usually use minimally invasive options for closing [...] Read More

Google Doesn’t Provide This Map

March 15, 2021 Google Doesn’t Provide This Map When a patient is experiencing some classic symptoms of venous insufficiency — issues such as aching and heaviness in the legs, cramping, fatigue, and leg restlessness — it’s necessary to see what’s going on with the veins. What’s needed is a map of your veins. This is the job of [...] Read More

What’s The Deal With Compression Stockings?

February 14, 2021 What’s The Deal With Compression Stockings? At Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, most of our procedures are followed by the patient wearing compression stockings for a period of time afterwards. Since most people have never worn compression stockings, they wonder what’s up with this leg-squeezing hosiery? Here’s some info on compression stockings and why we love [...] Read More

Removing Varicose Veins With Radiofrequency Ablation

January 15, 2021 Removing Varicose Veins With Radiofrequency Ablation Varicose veins are a pain, literally. They can cause your legs to feel achy or heavy. They can burn and throb. They can even lead to muscle cramping and swelling. In extreme cases, varicose veins can lead to skin ulcers near the ankles. Vein stripping, an invasive surgical procedure [...] Read More

VeinGogh Paints A Better Picture Of Ugly Facial Spider Veins

December 15, 2020 VeinGogh Paints A Better Picture Of Ugly Facial Spider Veins Spider veins are just one of many unfortunate realities of aging. These little networks of red, blue, or purple veins are visible on the surface of the legs and on the cheeks, chin, and nose. They can be due to simple aging, genetics, and your [...] Read More

Does Sclerotherapy Hurt?

November 24, 2020 Does Sclerotherapy Hurt? There are several procedures which can be used to treat varicose veins. One of which is called Sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy may be recommended if you have small varicose veins or so-called spider veins. These veins can be unsightly as well as painful. I am a previous patient, current employee at Northern Michigan Vein [...] Read More

Maintaining Vein Health Over The Holidays

November 15, 2020 Maintaining Vein Health Over The Holidays If you are already suffering from varicose veins or other vein issues, you know what kind of pain and discomfort any aggravation to your condition can cause. As the holidays approach, it pays to be mindful of the ways in which you can protect your vein health even as [...] Read More

Are There Alternatives To Vein Treatment/Surgery?

November 4, 2020 Are There Alternatives To Vein Treatment/Surgery? Even with all the different medical treatments modern medicine has blessed us with, surgery doesn’t always have to be a patient’s top choice. If surgery isn’t an option for you, there are conservative measures you can try at home such as leg elevation and elastic compression stockings which have [...] Read More

Will My Insurance Cover My Procedure?

November 4, 2020 Will My Insurance Cover My Procedure? Northern Michigan Vein Specialists accepts most insurance plans and most procedures are covered by insurance. Patients are, of course responsible for their copays and/or deductibles. There are 3 main criteria that must be met in order for your procedure/s to be covered: Symptoms: examples of symptoms are edema/swelling, heaviness, [...] Read More

5 Signs You Need To See A Vein Specialist

October 15, 2020 5 Signs You Need To See A Vein Specialist While many patients avoid seeing a vein specialist until it becomes a cosmetic issue for them, the truth is, your veins are a critical part of your health. Prioritizing your vein health is prioritizing your overall health. Here are five signs you should make an appointment [...] Read More

Does A Phlebectomy Hurt?

October 14, 2020 Does A Phlebectomy Hurt? There are several procedures that can be used to treat varicose veins. One is called an Ambulatory Phlebectomy. A phlebectomy is one procedure that may be recommended if you have large, ropy, and bulging veins. These veins can be unsightly as well as painful. I am a previous patient, current employee [...] Read More

How Long Will My Procedure Take?

October 5, 2020 How Long Will My Procedure Take? Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy & Varithena The procedure may take anywhere between 20 minutes to 30 minutes.  Dr. Heeringa uses a medical injectable irritant that causes inflammation of the vein followed by fibrosis (natural healing scar) thus obliterating the vein wall. After the procedure, the medical assistant will apply Dermaka [...] Read More

I’ve Already Had An Ultrasound, Elsewhere, Why Do I Need Another One?

September 22, 2020 I’ve Already Had An Ultrasound, Elsewhere, Why Do I Need Another One? There are many different types of ultrasound studies available to help your doctor diagnose and treat your condition. The first question we would then ask is, “What type of ultrasound exam did you have?”. Was it a venous or arterial study? If it [...] Read More

Do I Need Venous Stenting?

September 15, 2020 Do I Need Venous Stenting? Your veins are like one-way streets with traffic meant to flow in only one direction. That can be more difficult in areas of the body where gravity can’t help the flow, such as the legs. Veins return blood to the heart, and in the legs the blood needs to flow [...] Read More

Meralgia Paraesthetica Vs Lymphedema

August 15, 2020 Meralgia Paraesthetica Vs Lymphedema Are you experiencing unexplained pain, discomfort, or tenderness in your thighs? Is it accompanied by swelling? It could be lymphedema or meralgia paraesthetica. It’s important to determine which it is, because one is a condition with no cure that must be managed carefully to prevent it from becoming worse. What Is [...] Read More

Northern Michigan Vein Specialists Earns Vascular Testing Accreditation

August 14, 2020 Northern Michigan Vein Specialists Earns Vascular Testing Accreditation Northern Michigan Vein Specialists located in Traverse City and Cadillac, MI has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Vascular Testing in the area(s) of Peripheral Venous Testing. Click the links below to read the press releases for each office! [...] Read More

Summer Exercise With Varicose Veins

July 15, 2020 Summer Exercise With Varicose Veins Your veins are like one-way streets with traffic meant to flow in only one direction. That can be more difficult in areas of the body where gravity can’t help the flow, such as the legs. Veins return blood to the heart, and in the legs the blood needs to flow [...] Read More

What Are Telangiectasias And How Are They Treated?

June 15, 2020 What Are Telangiectasias And How Are They Treated? Telangiectasias occur when tiny blood vessels throughout the body expand and cause red dots, lines, and patterns to appear on the skin. They are sometimes referred to as spider veins. They can occasionally be painful, but most often, they make the person with them uncomfortable because of [...] Read More

How Is Lipedema Treated?

May 15, 2020 How Is Lipedema Treated? Lipedema is a condition that occurs when fat is stored irregularly in the body. Lipedema is a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition. In its advanced stages, the fat deposits can block lymph drainage and cause lymphedema – a buildup of fluid that can lead to infection, poor healing of wounds, and [...] Read More

Improve Your Vein Health For A Better Summer

April 15, 2020 Improve Your Vein Health For A Better Summer As warmer weather approaches and you switch from long pants and long sleeve shirts to tank tops and shorts, you may feel self-conscious about the visibility of your veins. There are steps you can take to help improve your vein health in time for summer. Stay Hydrated [...] Read More

Sclerotherapy Now For Summer Legs

March 15, 2020 Sclerotherapy Now For Summer Legs If you suffer from varicose veins or spider veins in your legs and avoid wearing shorts or a bathing suit during warmer weather because of the way your legs look, Northern Michigan Vein Specialists in Cadillac and Traverse City, MI can help. Using a minimally invasive procedure called sclerotherapy, you [...] Read More

Am I A Good Candidate For A Hand Phlebectomy?

February 14, 2020 Am I A Good Candidate For A Hand Phlebectomy? As we age, the veins in our hands become more visible due to fat loss on the back of the hands as well as from thinning skin. Certain medications may also cause veins to become more visible. For some people, hand veins are cosmetically displeasing. A [...] Read More

Vein Treatments For The Face

January 15, 2020 Vein Treatments For The Face As you age, your skin begins to show the signs of aging in different ways. You may suffer from varicose veins. The veins in your hands may become more visible. But even though your face doesn’t develop varicose veins, it does develop tiny red, purple, and blue spider veins and [...] Read More

Improving Vein Health With Supplements

December 15, 2019 Improving Vein Health With Supplements Some vein conditions are just cosmetic and can easily be treated with sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy, or other procedures. health. But many people suffer from venous disease, from venous ulcers to edema to varicose veins. Vein health is important, and there are certain supplements that can help you improve vein health. Vitamin [...] Read More

Make The Most Of Your Health Insurance Before Your Deductible Resets

November 15, 2019 Make The Most Of Your Health Insurance Before Your Deductible Resets The end of the year will be here before we know it; already the stores are selling holiday decorations and food for holiday parties. We all get busy this time of year, but if you need to have any kind of medical procedure done, [...] Read More

Vitamins And Nutrients For Treating Varicose And Spider Veins

October 15, 2019 Vitamins And Nutrients For Treating Varicose And Spider Veins Supplements For Vein Health Do you have blue, purple, or red twisted, almost rope-like structures along your legs and thighs? You’re not alone. Millions of Americans have some sort of vein health issue such as varicose or spider veins. There are many forms of treatment for [...] Read More

What To Do When You Have Varicose Veins On Your Feet

September 15, 2019 What To Do When You Have Varicose Veins On Your Feet When people think of varicose veins, they typically think of getting them on their legs. Although varicose veins are most common on the legs, you can get them just about anywhere on your body, especially your feet. If you stand for long periods of [...] Read More

How To Cool Down Your Veins

August 15, 2019 How To Cool Down Your Veins Summer is the best time of year to unwind, spend time at the lake, and enjoy the beautiful weather. But, the summertime heat can also impact your body negatively and cause all sorts of swelling, especially in your veins and legs. If you have varicose veins and you have [...] Read More

Mechanico Chemical Ablation? What To Know

July 15, 2019 Mechanico Chemical Ablation? What To Know If the thought of being poked with a needle more than a few times is enough to make you never want to step foot in our office, then we have another treatment for you. Although sclerotherapy is a great way to get rid of varicose veins, it’s not for [...] Read More

Why Women Are More Likely To Get Varicose Veins

July 15, 2019 Why Women Are More Likely To Get Varicose Veins It is estimated that nearly 55% of all women will develop varicose veins at some point in their lifetime, especially during hormonal increases and fluctuations like during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause. With such a staggeringly high number, a lot of our patients want to know why [...] Read More

Venous Insufficiency VS Varicose Veins: What Are The Differences?

May 15, 2019 Venous Insufficiency VS Varicose Veins: What Are The Differences? Here at our office, Dr. Heeringa sees patients for a  variety of vein related issues, but the two most common things that he treats patients for are both venous insufficiency and varicose veins. Unless you’re a doctor in this field, you may not know the difference [...] Read More

How To Prepare For Sclerotherapy

April 15, 2019 How To Prepare For Sclerotherapy With summer just around the corner you may have visions of your legs in a bikini and short shorts covered in veins and want to gasp. Rather than dreading going to the beach because you’re embarrassed about your varicose veins, come into our office to get a treatment like sclerotherapy. [...] Read More

3 Vein Tips For Spring

March 15, 2019 3 Vein Tips For Spring Even though you have been able to hide your varicose veins under a lot of layers during the winter, spring is just around the corner which means that it’s time to face your veins. Here at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, we offer patients a variety of treatment options and support [...] Read More

Lipedema And Lymphedema FAQs

February 15, 2019 Lipedema And Lymphedema FAQs When it comes to having swelling throughout your body, it’s all created equal, right? Here at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, we treat patients for a variety of different issues that may cause swelling including conditions like Lipedema and Lymphedema. As two conditions that are often mistaken for each other— and rightfully [...] Read More

3 Ways To Lose Weight And Get Rid Of Vein Pain In 2019

January 15, 2019 3 Ways To Lose Weight And Get Rid Of Vein Pain In 2019 If you are going to make one resolution in 2019, you should make it to lose some extra weight; especially if you suffer from vein disease. Added weight can place a lot of pressure on your varicose veins which makes them worse. [...] Read More

Why Winter Is The Perfect Time For You To Get Rid Of Your Varicose Veins

December 15, 2018 Why Winter Is The Perfect Time For You To Get Rid Of Your Varicose Veins With summer behind us and winter in full force you may think that you have another six months to conceal your legs from shorts and swimsuits without feeling self-conscious about your varicose veins, but here at Dr. Heeringa’s office, we [...] Read More

How To Watch Your Salt Intake This Thanksgiving

November 15, 2018 How To Watch Your Salt Intake This Thanksgiving When it comes to varicose veins and your overall vein health, sodium isn’t doing your body any favors. And because sodium is in almost everything that we eat in the American diet, it can be a hard thing to avoid if you suffer from any sort of [...] Read More

Who Is A Candidate For VeinGogh Treatment For Spider Veins?

October 15, 2018 Who Is A Candidate For VeinGogh Treatment For Spider Veins? When you have spider veins— no matter how small they are— it can make you feel really self-conscious about your appearance. If you feel like your self-esteem has started to plummet because of your spider veins, then it may be time to let Dr. Heeringa [...] Read More

What To Know About An Ambulatory Phlebectomy

September 15, 2018 What To Know About An Ambulatory Phlebectomy If Dr Heeringa just told you that he recommends that you undergo an ambulatory phlebectomy, you may be wondering what on earth that even means. Although it sounds like some sort of open heart surgery, you can rest easy just knowing that it’s a procedure that’s used to [...] Read More

What To Know About Hand And Facial Veins

August 15, 2018 What To Know About Hand And Facial Veins When it comes to your body, most people only associate vein problems with their legs and feet. And although vein conditions like varicose veins are most prevalent on the legs and feet, there are other vein conditions that are present throughout the body. Two areas of the [...] Read More

Varicose Veins And Pregnancy: What You Need To Know

July 15, 2018 Varicose Veins And Pregnancy: What You Need To Know Your body goes through more changes during pregnancy than you may have ever imagined. And although most changes are good— like a growing baby and belly— some changes can be a bit more painful and irritating. If you have developed varicose veins during your pregnancy, you [...] Read More

3 Things To Know About Spider Veins

June 15, 2018 3 Things To Know About Spider Veins If you have small, spider web-like veins across your skin, you may be suffering from a condition called spider veins. And even though you can choose to embrace your veins and be Spiderman, you don’t have to. In fact, here at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, we can help [...] Read More

How To Eat Your Way To Healthier Veins

May 15, 2018 How To Eat Your Way To Healthier Veins In this day and age, it seems like more and more scientific evidence points to the fact that you are what you eat— in virtually every part of your life. If you suffer from varicose veins, you may be surprised to learn that your diet may play [...] Read More

FAQs About Your Varicose Veins

April 15, 2018 FAQs About Your Varicose Veins When it comes to varicose veins, what they mean, how they’re caused, how they’re treated, what they look like, we’ve got you covered. If you or a loved one have varicose veins, it’s our goal to be as transparent with you as possible. To help you feel more informed about [...] Read More

3 Types Of Lymphedema

March 15, 2018 3 Types Of Lymphedema Sore, aching, and even a slight amount of swelling in your legs is one thing if you’ve just run a marathon or ultra-marathon. However, if you or your child are experiencing frequent and chronic swelling, pain, or discomfort in one— or both, in some cases—  of your arms or legs, then [...] Read More

Don’t Let Your Itsy Bitsy Spider Veins Ruin Your Self Esteem

February 15, 2018 Don’t Let Your Itsy Bitsy Spider Veins Ruin Your Self Esteem The itsy bitsy spider may have climbed up the waterspout, but if he is also ruining your self-esteem because he’s taking over your veins, then Dr. Heeringa at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists can help. What Are Spider Veins? Often mistaken for or confused with [...] Read More

Dr. Heeringa Featured In Zwivel Article

February 12, 2018 Dr. Heeringa Featured In Zwivel Article In the article, “Sclerotherapy: The Gold Standard of Treatments to Remove Spider Veins,” Dr. Heeringa discusses the difference between spider veins and varicose veins. Read the article. Read the full article here. Read More

Are Compression Stockings Good For Athletes?

January 15, 2018 Are Compression Stockings Good For Athletes? If there’s one stigma that surrounds compression stockings, it’s that they’re only for elderly individuals who live a primarily sedentary lifestyle. And because athletes are clearly active, it may sound a bit absurd to think that they could actually benefit from wearing compression stockings. However, recent research and studies [...] Read More

Tossing And Turning? Understanding Restless Leg Syndrome And Vein Disease

October 15, 2017 Tossing And Turning? Understanding Restless Leg Syndrome And Vein Disease Everyone knows how valuable sleep is. And the older you get and the more responsibilities you cling to, sleep slowly starts to become a luxury more than a necessity. However, if you suffer from a sleep condition that makes it hard to fall or stay [...] Read More

Up Close And Personal: The Benefits Of Venous Ultrasounds

August 15, 2017 Up Close And Personal: The Benefits Of Venous Ultrasounds You may think that varicose and spider veins are easy to detect and you’d be right. However, the root of the problem isn’t always quite as easy. Here at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists, Dr. Heeringa likes to use a diagnostic tool called a venous ultrasound to [...] Read More

3 Basics About May-Thurner’s Syndrome

July 15, 2017 3 Basics About May-Thurner’s Syndrome May-Thurner’s Syndrome is a rare condition that causes the compression of the venous outflow tract of the left lower extremity which can increase your chance of getting blood clots. If you or one of your loved ones was recently diagnosed with this rare disease, it’s helpful to know a few [...] Read More

A Pain In The Vein: What Your Veins Are Trying To Tell You

June 15, 2017 A Pain In The Vein: What Your Veins Are Trying To Tell You There are certain parts of your body where it’s fairly normal to experience pain on occasion: your ankle after running, your wrist after doing too many pushups, your eyes after staring at a screen for too long, and your head after a [...] Read More

Exercise And Varicose Veins: What To Know

May 15, 2017 Exercise And Varicose Veins: What To Know Nothing can be quite as embarrassing as getting ready for bikini season only to look down at your legs and see a swarm of varicose veins. If you are working out to get your body ready for the beach, you might be able to help your varicose veins [...] Read More

3 Tips On How To Properly Wear And Care For Compression Stockings

April 15, 2017 3 Tips On How To Properly Wear And Care For Compression Stockings If you have varicose veins, you know not only how painful they can be at times but also how painfully obvious they can look when you show some skin. To start out, we encourage our patients to take a non-invasive approach to getting [...] Read More

Rock, Paper, Scissors, Glue: The Art Of VenaSeal

March 15, 2017 Rock, Paper, Scissors, Glue: The Art Of VenaSeal When it comes to teaching your kids about glue safety, there are two main things to emphasize: don’t try to eat it and don’t glue your fingers together. As a way to not only glue paper and crafts together, glue can also be used to treat medical [...] Read More

The Vein Of Your Existence: Are Varicose Veins Hereditary?

February 15, 2017 The Vein Of Your Existence: Are Varicose Veins Hereditary? There are some great things that can be passed on from a parent to a child including hair color, eye color, height, and even your intellectual ability in some cases. However, there are other things that are a bit more unfortunate to pass on from person [...] Read More

MapQuest Your Veins: The Art Of Vein Mapping

January 15, 2017 MapQuest Your Veins: The Art Of Vein Mapping With airports, bus and subway stations and freeways completely packed full of people going back and forth this time of year, everyone knows that travel is something to be prepared for. As one of the most important things for you to bring with on your travels, a [...] Read More

3 Life Changes To Help With Your Veins

December 15, 2016 3 Life Changes To Help With Your Veins Before you know it, the new year will be here and your friends and family will be gathering around making New Year’s resolutions. And although you can make some sort of resolution that isn’t going to benefit you and your health, consider making one that will help [...] Read More

Vein Treatment: Sclerotherapy

November 15, 2016 Vein Treatment: Sclerotherapy If you suffer from spider veins you know just how not only self conscious they can make you but feel but how uncomfortable they can be as well. Luckily, Dr. Heeringa at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists specializes in different treatment options that can help you to not only start to feel more [...] Read More

Map Your Body: The Art Of Vein Mapping

October 15, 2016 Map Your Body: The Art Of Vein Mapping If you suffer from varicose veins then you know how not only embarrassing they can be to show off but how painful they can be at times as well. Luckily, here at Northern Michigan Vein Specialists we know the cause of varicose veins and how to properly [...] Read More

Battle Zone: Spider Veins Vs. Varicose Veins

September 15, 2016 Battle Zone: Spider Veins Vs. Varicose Veins Do you have veins that are larger than life? Do you sometimes suffer from pain associated with your veins? As two different conditions that can be both irritating and can make you feel self-conscious, spider veins and varicose veins are both treatable by Dr. Heeringa at Northern Michigan [...] Read More

Suffering From Varicose Veins: Understanding Compression Stockings

August 15, 2016 Suffering From Varicose Veins: Understanding Compression Stockings If you suffer from things such as varicose veins, then you have likely heard that a great temporary way to alleviate pain and pressure is to wear some type of compression stocking, especially when you’re traveling. Made of snug-fitting material, compression stockings are designed to squeeze your leg [...] Read More

Welcome!

July 29, 2016 Welcome! Welcome to our blog! Within this regularly updated feature of our website, we will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments. We believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, fully functional results [...] Read More