If the legs are buzzing ...

If the legs are buzzing ...
There are many adjectives that describe the unpleasant sensations in the legs.Their appearance is a signal of possible trouble in the body to which to listen and to see a specialist.

so-called heavy legs syndrome may be caused by blood circulation and lymph flow, blood vessels directly, joint diseases and diseases of the periarticular tissues, muscle diseases, traumas and their consequences, diabetes, skin diseases.

appearance of heavy legs syndrome contribute:

  • prolonged stay on your feet, especially if the person is a long time in one place;
  • tight shoes or high-heeled shoes;
  • overweight;
  • genetic predisposition to vascular diseases (varicose disease, thrombophlebitis, endarteritis, etc.);
  • diseases of the pelvic organs, accompanied by venous congestion;
  • prolonged use of hormonal contraceptives;
  • sedentary lifestyle and sedentary work (promote blood stagnation in the pelvic organs, and in the lower half of the body, in addition, with sedentary work often long compressed blood vessels and nerves
    that pass through the back of the thigh, which also leads to the emergence of unpleasant and painful sensationsand disruption of the blood supply and innervation of the limbs).

Diagnosis and treatment

heavy legs syndrome When pain, feeling of heaviness and "buzz" in the legs, feeling of "pins and needles", numbness, swelling, seizures, breach of condition of skin and toenails, the appearance of trophic disorders (drynessskin ulcers, pigmentation) should apply to phlebologist or vascular surgeon to conduct a comprehensive survey.

To diagnose the causes of the syndrome of heavy legs, carried Doppler, ultrasound vessels of the lower extremities with color Doppler (arteries and veins), pelvic ultrasound, X-ray examination of joints, MRI of soft tissues of the lower limbs, the blood determination of nonspecific inflammatory factors andother indicators of inflammation, endocrine disorders, as well as densitometry, electroneuromyography, plantoskopiyu etc.

Depending on the cause of the disease the doctor outlines a set of therapeutic and prophylactic procedures, which includes medication, minimally invasive therapies (sclerotherapy, laser therapy, etc.), physical therapy, exercise therapy, massage, balneotherapy, in the presence of varicose veins - the wearing of compression underwear atstock podiatry - specially selected orthopedic insoles and proper footwear.

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