How are you? Venous insufficiency may occur because a vein is partly blocked, or blood is leaking around the valves of the veins. There are several risk factors such as age, gender, genetic factors, history of deep vein thrombosis in the legs, obesity, pregnancy and even sitting or standing for a long time. Aside from compression stockings and avoiding long periods of sitting or standing, varicose vein stripping or other treatments for varicose veins may be recommended if you have symptoms such as leg pain, skin sores caused by poor blood flow in the veins, or thickening and hardening of the skin on the legs and ankles. It is best that you discuss the results with your attending physician for proper management. Take care and do keep us posted.