The occupational disease that is prone to standing for a long time is varicose veins of the lower limbs
Varicose veins of the lower extremities are the most important disease of the venous system and one of the most common diseases in the vascular diseases of the extremities. Because standing for a long time causes slow blood return from the lower extremities to the heart (disorders of blood circulation in the lower extremities), excessive venous blood stays in the lower extremities and causes varicose veins . Patients with primary varicose veins often have no local symptoms in the early stage, and the following clinical manifestations may appear gradually.
1. Affected limbs often feel sore, heavy, painful, fatigued, and fatigued.
2. The superficial veins of the affected limb are bulging, dilated, warped, or even tortuous or lumpy, which is more obvious when standing.
3. Swelling: There may be slight edema in the ankle and back of the foot, and in severe cases, there may be mild edema in the lower leg. 4. Complications: (1) Nutritional changes of the skin: skin thinning, scaling, itching, pigmentation, eczema-like dermatitis and ulcer formation. (2) Thrombotic superficial phlebitis: Pain in the varicose veins, showing red and swollen nodules and cords, and tenderness. (3) Bleeding: Acute bleeding caused by trauma or spontaneous rupture of varicose veins or venules. For prevention, it is best not to wear shoes with too hard and high heels, and it is best to soak your feet with hot water before night , You can also raise your feet on the bed for ten minutes, which has certain benefits. If you are a woman, you can wear high-elastic stockings. Numerous clinical trials have proved that high-elastic stockings have a good prevention and certain therapeutic effect on varicose veins of the lower limbs!