Can I do yoga after the sclerotherapy?

I had sclerotherapy on 4.19.12 on both legs. I stopped wearing compressing stockings after 2 weeks as recommended by my doctor. I walk whenever possible but would like to do my yoga also. Will yoga be harmful for the veins?

Answers from doctors (20)


Exercise is good for veins. It will not be harmful after sclerotherapy.

Answered by The Vascular Institute at Teton Radiology (View Profile)

Exercise is good for veins. It will not be harmful after sclerotherapy.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Interventional Radiology Consultants

Published on Jul 11, 2012

No, exercise will not be harmful. Exercise is actually recommended and very beneficial.

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Answered by Interventional Radiology Consultants

No, exercise will not be harmful. Exercise is actually recommended and very beneficial.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Advanced Vein Center

Published on Jul 03, 2012

Yoga is great. I do it as well. It is not harmful to veins. As long as you wait the prescribed amount of time after treatment before resuming activity, keep it up.

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Answered by Advanced Vein Center

Yoga is great. I do it as well. It is not harmful to veins. As long as you wait the prescribed amount of time after treatment before resuming activity, keep it up.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Pittsburgh Vein Center

Published on Jul 03, 2012

There should not be any limitation of activity, but you should check with the doctor who performed your sclerotherapy.

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Answered by Pittsburgh Vein Center

There should not be any limitation of activity, but you should check with the doctor who performed your sclerotherapy.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Veins etc. at Comprehensive Cardiovascular Consultants

Published on Jul 03, 2012

Yes, it is okay to do yoga after sclerotherapy.

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Answered by Veins etc. at Comprehensive Cardiovascular Consultants

Yes, it is okay to do yoga after sclerotherapy.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


NYU Vein Center - Morristown

Published on Jul 03, 2012

Yoga should not be harmful to the veins after sclerotherapy.

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Answered by NYU Vein Center - Morristown

Yoga should not be harmful to the veins after sclerotherapy.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Sutton Place Laser Vein + Hair Removal

Published on Jul 03, 2012

No problem with yoga!

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Answered by Sutton Place Laser Vein + Hair Removal

No problem with yoga!

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Pacific Vein Centers

Published on Jul 03, 2012

No harm, enjoy yoga.

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Answered by Pacific Vein Centers

No harm, enjoy yoga.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Coastal Vein Institute & Aesthetic Center

Published on Jul 03, 2012

No harm, you may resume normal activity after 7-10 days.

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Answered by Coastal Vein Institute & Aesthetic Center

No harm, you may resume normal activity after 7-10 days.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Published on Jul 03, 2012

We allow our patients to resume strenuous activity one week after treatments and have not seen any decreased effectiveness of treatments.

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Answered by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

We allow our patients to resume strenuous activity one week after treatments and have not seen any decreased effectiveness of treatments.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Smith Vein Institute, LLC

Published on Jul 03, 2012

Yoga is fine now. No problems.

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Answered by Smith Vein Institute, LLC

Yoga is fine now. No problems.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Heart and Vein Center

Published on Jul 03, 2012

Nothing that you have mentioned on your message is harmful. Any exercise is good for your leg veins. The more the better.

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Answered by Heart and Vein Center

Nothing that you have mentioned on your message is harmful. Any exercise is good for your leg veins. The more the better.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


General Vascular Surgery Group

Published on Jul 03, 2012

There should be no problem, but you need to check with your MD. Post procedure questions should always be referred to your treating physician.

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Answered by General Vascular Surgery Group

There should be no problem, but you need to check with your MD. Post procedure questions should always be referred to your treating physician.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


You may resume your normal activities.

Answered by North Country Thoracic & Vascular (View Profile)

You may resume your normal activities.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vein Center at University Medicine and Cardiology

Published on May 30, 2012

Sclerotherapy is intended as a treatment so you can get back to your usual daily routine. In most instances, it should be fine to resume your usual activities after 2 weeks, but I would discuss with your treating physician first.

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Answered by Vein Center at University Medicine and Cardiology

Sclerotherapy is intended as a treatment so you can get back to your usual daily routine. In most instances, it should be fine to resume your usual activities after 2 weeks, but I would discuss with your treating physician first.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


The Vein Treatment Center

Published on May 15, 2012

No, doing yoga will not be harmful for your veins. It is totally safe to pursue.

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Answered by The Vein Treatment Center

No, doing yoga will not be harmful for your veins. It is totally safe to pursue.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Intermountain Vein Center

Published on May 11, 2012

After two weeks of healing post-treatment you can feel free to resume normal activities.

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Answered by Intermountain Vein Center

After two weeks of healing post-treatment you can feel free to resume normal activities.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


More About Doctor Austin Vein Specialists

Published on May 08, 2012

Sam,
Thank you for your question. At this point in your recovery it would be fine, and actually healthy, to start your yoga back. Enjoy the stretching and meditation!

Answered by Austin Vein Specialists (View Profile)

Sam,
Thank you for your question. At this point in your recovery it would be fine, and actually healthy, to start your yoga back. Enjoy the stretching and meditation!

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Vanish Vein and Laser Center

Published on May 08, 2012

No. Yoga would not be harmful for your veins.

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Answered by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

No. Yoga would not be harmful for your veins.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


The Sheen Vein Institute

Published on May 08, 2012

Sam,
Exercise in general is good for not only your vein issues but also for your health in general. Since your veins rely on your muscle contractions to help the blood circulate, anything that increases the tone or muscular contraction strength in your legs will only help your venous circulation flow. By maximizing your venous circulation, you can minimize any potential discomfort that can come from your vein disease. That being said, my advice to you is go exercise and feel better in general.

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Answered by The Sheen Vein Institute

Sam,
Exercise in general is good for not only your vein issues but also for your health in general. Since your veins rely on your muscle contractions to help the blood circulate, anything that increases the tone or muscular contraction strength in your legs will only help your venous circulation flow. By maximizing your venous circulation, you can minimize any potential discomfort that can come from your vein disease. That being said, my advice to you is go exercise and feel better in general.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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