During this time when many of us are at home please be sure to maintain your activity level.
Sedentary activity increases the risk of DVT and phlebitis. Deep Vein Thrombosis is a blood clot in a major deep vein inside the muscle layer. Phlebitis is a is a blood clot in a surface level vein. DVT usually is followed with pain and swelling in one leg. Phlebitis is usually a tender knot under reddened skin. If you are experiencing either of these, and were considering a trip to the ER, or urgent care, we are open and available in the office or online to help reduce your viral exposure from a larger health care facility and to reduce the burden on them during this pandemic.
Vein Specialists of the Carolinas if offering virtual Telehealth Appointments for all NEW and EXISTING patients.
“All We Do Is Veins All Day Every Day”
Dr. Draughn focuses his practice exclusively on venous disorders.