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Summer is here, the heat waves are rolling in, and your discomfort levels may be off the charts! BUT WE HAVE SOME GOOD NEWS FOR YOU! We offer open toe sheer compression socks/stockings for your swollen feet and legs. We also carry belly bands and V2 supporters that help with pelvic pain.
It is very important that you stay hydrated, and wear compression to help with any leg or ankle swelling. ALSO: If you are planning to go on early morning runs this summer, make sure that you are wearing v2 supporters/belly bands, paying attention to your heart rate, and DO NOT let yourself overheat (It’s You Babe). It is very important to be mindful of your limits by listening to your body, and understanding what you can handle.
Last reminder: be conscious of your risk of blood clots. According to everydayHealth, pregnant woman are “6 times more likely to get life-threatening blood clots” (Bowers). In order to help lower the risk, it is important that you drink a lot of water (once again), wear compression stockings (never forget!), keep moving (avoid the sedentary lifestyle), and finally, make sure to get up during travel.
Call All About Compression today to order V2 supporters, Belly Bands, and an assortment of compression stockings to maximize your health and comfort: (855)-835-3544.
Articles referenced above:
How to Prevent Deadly Blood Clots During Pregnancy
Running During Pregnancy
As we come to the end of National Blood Clot Awareness Month, we wanted to provide one more reminder to wear compression in order to avoid developing Deep Vein Thrombosis. Prevention is the key: wear compression stockings or compression socks when traveling on airplanes or driving on road trips to aid in the prevention of blood clots!
It is very important to understand that Deep Vein Thrombosis is a very serious condition that dramatically affects a large portion of the population within the United States. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), blood clots are responsible for 60,000 deaths annually within the United States, and 25% of those deaths were not aware that they even had a blood clot. Protect yourself and take precautionary action to prevent blood clots from forming by wearing compression socks or stockings.
Are you confused about Deep Vein Thrombosis and how it forms in your body? Click on the link below to learn more about it through a video diagram that walks you through the process: How DVT Forms.
We just came across this sad story about a professional athlete having to end his career because of blood clots. The good news is he is still alive and now his story will be good for public awareness of blood clots, aka DVT. Graduated compression socks aid in the prevention of blood clots. Everyone should be wearing them.
See the full story…
The Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that Pascal Dupuis Ending Career Due To Medical Condition Related To Blood Clots « CBS Pittsburgh
We found this great article on Sigvaris.com and wanted to share it with you as well as a YouTube video about DVT’s, aka blood clots…
Deep Vein Thrombosis. Are you at risk?
When traveling by car or airplane, do you get swollen ankles and/or feet? Do your legs feel tired, heavy or do you get cramps in them? Have you ever had a blood clot?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then graduated compression socks, aka travel socks, need to be the next purchase you make before your trip. Graduated compression socks help pump the blood that is pooling in your ankles from prolonged sitting, back up towards your heart. It will increase circulation and prevent swelling in your legs and feet. Medical-grade graduated compression stockings also prevent blood clots/DVT’s. Everyone traveling for 4 hours or more on an airplane is at risk for a blood clot. So, protect yourself by wearing graduated compression socks on your next trip. Your legs and feet will thank you! Call us toll free (855) 835-3544 today to order your next pair of travel socks.
Check out the video from ABC’s Sonoran Living Live today that we did with Morrison Vein Institute. We talked about how to keep your legs healthy and look fashionable all at the same time. With holiday travel just around the corner, compression stockings should be on the top of your mind. They will prevent blood clots and swelling in your legs and ankles when you travel. Call us toll free (855) 835-3544 to order your travel socks. If you have varicose veins, a history of blood clots, or vein problems in your legs, call Morrison Vein Institute toll free 866-GRT-LEGS(478-5347).
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