New York Vein Treatment Center Launches New Public Health Campaign via Social Media to Educate Public about Leg Pain


\"leg_pain2\"September 25th, 2013. Manhattan. The New York Vein Treatment Center is launching a new campaign designed to educate the public on the causes and treatments for leg pain. According to the Manhattan-based vein center, leg pain and swelling are common symptoms of vein diseases, including chronic venous insufficiency and deep vein thrombosis. The center hopes to equip the public with the information they need to prevent and treat leg discomfort.

Dr. Lev Khitin, a leading vein doctor at the New York Vein Treatment Center, explains that there are steps that people can take to address leg pain at home. “A consultation with a vein care specialist will determine strategies for in-home leg pain treatment. In some cases, self-treatment may not be enough and professional help is required.”

The vein center will be providing actionable tips to help individuals deal with leg pain through their Facebook and Twitter pages. This campaign will run throughout the month of October.
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The New York Vein Treatment Center (NYVTC) was established in 2002 as a medical facility devoted exclusively to the treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, and related venous disorders. The NYVTC is the most comprehensive treatment center in New York, with the latest techniques and state-of-the-art equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases. Sclerotherapy, cryo sclerotherapy, foam and duplex-guided sclerotherapy, LASER therapy, micro-phlebectomy, TIGO®, EndoLASER®, ClariVein® obliteration, Trellis® thrombectomy and lysis are only some of multiple therapeutic modalities currently employed by NYVTC.

The founder, president, and leading physician of the NYVTC Dr. Lev M. Khitin is a well-known and respected surgeon, board-certified in cardiac, general, thoracic, and vascular surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of American College of Cardio-Vascular Surgery and of American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of American Society of Phlebology and American College of Phlebology among many other professional societies and organizations.

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