Varicose veins are among the most persistent bugbears of standing workers - something that every treadmill desker becomes the moment the belt stops moving. Most readers will recognize the term, and many have probably heard it before in relation to prolonged standing; however, few will know the specifics of this health issue and, more importantly, how to deal with it. Fear not, but ignore not – varicose veins can be extremely unpleasant and will affect a surprisingly large percentage of workers. Fortunately, WorkWhileWalkinghas some basic tips on prevention and treatment.
So to start, what are varicose veins? These engorged veins appear after internal one-way valves (most commonly [...]