When can I start running after I have this procedure?

Endovenous Laser Ablation . 7 answers . 3 years ago

I am 52 and 130 lbs. I have been running 2-3 times a week since 2006. I run between 5-26.2 miles at a time. I am healthy otherwise besides being on medication for high blood pressure.

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2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group

Ask your provider, but I tell my patients 1 week generally.
Michael D. Ingegno

2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

Ask your provider, but I tell my patients 1 week generally.
Michael D. Ingegno


2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Usually at least two weeks. No limit on walking.
David E.

2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

Usually at least two weeks. No limit on walking.
David E.


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Length of time may vary from Physician to Physician. In our practice we have our pts start walking immediately, 10 mins at least per hr then gradually increasing length of walk and pace. By 10 days to 2 weeks you should be up to up the pace to a job but it will be contingent upon your comfort level. Most patients have no problems and are running again in about 3-4 weeks.
Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

Length of time may vary from Physician to Physician. In our practice we have our pts start walking immediately, 10 mins at least per hr then gradually increasing length of walk and pace. By 10 days to 2 weeks you should be up to up the pace to a job but it will be contingent upon your comfort level. Most patients have no problems and are running again in about 3-4 weeks.
Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT


2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD

That will depend on the treating phycian, but I tell my patients that they may resume 3 days post-procedure.

2 years ago by Angelo N. Makris MD (View Profile)

That will depend on the treating phycian, but I tell my patients that they may resume 3 days post-procedure.


2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center

You should probably wait 3-4 days and then you can resume running provided you wear your compression stockings.

Rodolfo D. Farhy, MD, FACC, FAHA

2 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

You should probably wait 3-4 days and then you can resume running provided you wear your compression stockings.

Rodolfo D. Farhy, MD, FACC, FAHA


2 years ago by Vein Specialists

This varies between patients and physicians, but as a rule 1-2 weeks later
for shorter distance runs (3-5 mi).

2 years ago by Vein Specialists (View Profile)

This varies between patients and physicians, but as a rule 1-2 weeks later
for shorter distance runs (3-5 mi).


3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

You can resume running 5 to 7 days after the procedure depending on the amount of bruising and discomfort you may have.

3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

You can resume running 5 to 7 days after the procedure depending on the amount of bruising and discomfort you may have.


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