Do you sit or stand for more than 30 minutes??
Sitting or standing for longer that 30-45 mins can be tasking on your body and most importantly your veins and circulation.
However most people are required to sit or stand for a whole shift at work. If you experience tired, achy legs while sitting or standing, this could be a sign of Vein problems.
Vein disease is not a life-threatening condition but it can cause pain and swelling that makes staying active difficult.
If these problems are not dealt with, they can cause significant problems down the line.
Vein diseases when inflamed, are not easy to differentiate from cellulitis which is a skin infection. This may lead to use of antibiotics for long periods of time without improvement.
The number one thing one can do to avoid this problem is to wear compression socks.
COMPRESSION IS PREVENTION is the best way to keep tired and achy legs from becoming a bigger problem requiring more invasive procedures.
Compression also makes the legs feel better and keep you active after putting in a days shift.