Dr. Mehall’s Blog

Varicose Veins and Pelvic Pain

So, what does chronic pelvic pain in women have to do with venous disease and varicose veins?  A lot actually.  The issue comes up frequently in clinic and I thought this might be a good time to address it. Not infrequently, while discussi

It’s Not Just Fat!

I wanted to take the opportunity today to talk about a condition which is relatively little known, even among the medical community, and yet is the cause of a great deal of discomfort, both physical and emotional, among a large number of patient
Legs showing lipedema symptoms

Chronic Leg Ulceration – What to do and Why not to Ignore it?

Leg ulceration is simply a defect in the skin surface below the level of the knee joint. A small ulcer could be related to some injury or bug bite and will typically heal in short order with simple hygienic care.  Chronic leg ulceration is defi

In Time of Corona, Just One Step at a Time

Almost invariably, when meeting patients in clinic I take the opportunity to discuss whether they have a regular walking program that they follow. In a few patients, exercise is a regular scheduled part of their lives.  Some make an effort when

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