f you’re an athlete, you might think that your most valued gear is a racquet, or a stick, or a pair of shoes…but you’d be wrong. Any athlete’s most important piece of equipment is a strong, flexible, healthy body. When something goes wrong with your body, you can’t play.
Your legs contain two different types of veins: deep veins, which are close to the bone, and superficial veins, which are located near the surface of the body. Both types of veins are critical to circulation. Every second or so, your heart pumps oxygenated blood throughout your body via your arteries.