These small changes can reduce pain and delay additional damage.
Take short walk breaks when standing or sitting for long periods of time.
Avoid crossing your legs when sitting.
Keep your legs raised when sitting and sleeping (When you can, raise your legs above the level of your heart.)
Exercise your legs.
If you are overweight, try to lose weight.
Avoid wearing tight clothes.
Avoid wearing high heels.
Try compression stockings to keep blood from pooling and to decrease swelling.