Joan, a 45 year old cath lab scrub tech had been suffering with progressive leg swelling for at least 15 years. Although she did have a history of varicose veins in family, she did not have any signs of varicose veins, and had been told by a number of medical professionals that her excess weight was the main problem. Compression hose offered temporary relief for her. Exercise was difficult due to the heaviness, achiness and discomfort she had. Other symptoms included night time leg cramps and...