Varicose veins, commonly referred to as "varicosities" are bulging veins that cause primarily a cosmetic concern but can lead to more severe problems such as leg pain, leg swelling and leg cramps. Non-surgical treatments available in Concord include sclerotherapy, elastic stockings, elevating the legs, and exercise. The traditional surgical treatment available in Concord has been vein stripping to remove the affected veins. Newer, less invasive treatments are also available in Concord which seal the main leaking vein on the thigh are available. Alternative techniques, such as ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy, radiofrequency ablation and endovenous laser treatment, are available as well.