Occasionally, varicose veins can form a painful blood clot with inflammation of the vein, a condition called thrombophlebitis.
First we heard we shouldn’t sit all day. It’s as bad as smoking, shouted the headlines. Immediately, more standing desks sprouted up in offices all over Seattle. Then we heard that standing for too long could cause varicose veins, swollen ankles or worse. It was time to sit back down.
So which is best? Those who have successfully transitioned to a standing desk say they will never go back. Better posture, more energy and less back pain are just some of the benefits.
Varicose veins can lead to aching or even ulceration of the legs.
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