You may experience mild tenderness and bruising for the first several days. This is generally well managed with ice applications and the use of over-the-counter pain medications such as ibuprofen.
We ask that you not work the day of the procedure and some patients opt to take the following day off. When sitting or lying down, your legs should be elevated higher than your heart. Walking immediately following the procedure is encouraged. Prolonged standing or sitting the day after the procedure should be limited. You are able to resume normal activities following the procedure.
Risks and Complications of PIN stripping are rare, but may include: