Venous stasis pain. Lying down and putting your feet up higher than your heart helps. Compression is essential but you might need 30-40 mm hg stockings. The easiest way to do this is usually to wear prescription graduated compression stockings or circaids. If you can take anti-inflammatory medicine, that can help too. The best thing though is to see a vein specialist and treat your underlying venous insufficiency.
Venous stasis pain. You need to have the pain evaluated to make sure that it is not due to any other health problems outside of the vein issue. Pain from vein comes from many different things. Ulcerations caused from disease can be painful; swelling from edema can be painful; the distention of the veins themselves can be painful. Compression is the mainstay treatment for venous disease. Seek help from a clinician.
Compression. The best way to deal with pain and aching often associated with venous stasis is to prevent it! compression stocking are the mainstay of therapy. Most commonly knee high garments with at least 20-30 mmhg compression. Weight loss, leg elevation, and excercise all have important roles. People that have symptoms despite conservative therapy may need other interventions. See a vascular specialist!