VARICOSE VEINS AND SPORT OR PHYSICAL EXERCISES
PLAYING SPORTS OR DOING PHYSICAL EXERCISE WITH VARICOSE VEINS
Is it good to play a sport with varicose veins?
Sporting activity, either professional or recreational, is not always recommended for varicose veins. There are certain sports or physical activities that can improve the conditions of varicose veins, while other sports can worse this condition.
Recommended sports for varicose veins
Sports recommended for varicose veins are those that facilitate the return of venous blood to the heart. Among them we can consider the following:
Sports NOT recommended for varicose veins
The sports that are not recommended for varicose veins are those which require too heavy or too brusk efforts to leg muscles. These actions affects the health of the valves of the veins that are injured, hindering the return of venous blood to the heart.
Those activities requiring to much physical contact are neither recommended, because they can easily cause breakage of varicose veins. The same consideration has to be given to sports that require to be done in very forced positions where the legs remain too constricted for too long.
Among the non recommended sports or physical activities we point out the following:
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.