Chronic Venous Insufficiency

If you have leg pain, bulging veins and swelling, you could have chronic venous insufficiency, a condition affecting blood flow from leg veins to the heart. The condition often develops after a blood clot known as a deep vein thrombosis. With effective treatment, you can feel better and return to a healthy, active life.

Chronic venous insufficiency: Why choose Henry Ford?

Vascular specialists at Henry Ford have advanced training and expertise in treating chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and other venous diseases. We provide expert care to improve your symptoms and treat the underlying causes of CVI.

The Henry Ford Vein Center provides:

  • Coordinated care for all your needs: The Henry Ford Vein Center is the only comprehensive program in southeast and south central Michigan for managing venous conditions. Our board-certified vascular surgeons and vascular medicine specialists work to understand what you’re experiencing. We provide minimally invasive therapies for everything related to blood vessels. If you need treatment for related symptoms, we coordinate with Henry Ford doctors in other departments.
  • Specialized vascular testing: We meet the highest standards for ultrasound and other technologies to diagnose vascular disease. Our vascular technologists have advanced training in imaging and other tests to diagnose CVI and monitor your long-term health. Our specialized vascular labs have received accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.
  • Advanced, minimally invasive care: Each year, our doctors perform hundreds of procedures requiring only needle punctures or tiny incisions. By helping a large number of people, we’ve developed the skills and experience to treat complex CVI and prevent complications. Most procedures are outpatient, so you go home the same day, with little to no downtime.
  • Convenient locations: You can see our vein experts at locations across southeast and south central Michigan. For testing, our vascular labs are located next to our vein clinics.

Take the next step

For information call us at 1-844-432-6763.

Schedule Appointment Online

If this is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency department.

For your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if:

  • You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
  • In the past 14 days, you have had contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19
  • You are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell
  • If you have experienced two or more of the following symptoms in the last 3 days:
    • fever
    • chills
    • drenching sweats
    • new cough
    • shortness of breath
    • body aches
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email

Schedule Appointment for