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KNOW MORE ABOUT ANTI-EMBOLISM STOCKINGS
Anti-embolism stockings are hosiery products that help reduce the threat of blood clots forming in the legs. Anti-embolism stockings improve blood circulation in the leg veins by applying graduated compression. Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) is a blood clot in the vein. When the blood clot is formed in the deep veins of the legs it is called Deep Vein Thrombosis. If the clot somehow travels and reaches the lungs it is called Pulmonary Embolism.
Anti Embolism Stockings (Ted Stocking) are clinically proven to reduce the incidence of DVT by up to 50%. In addition, they promote increased blood flow velocity in the legs 138% of baseline by compression of the deep venous system. Moreover, They have also been clinically proven to prevent the damaging effects of venous distension that occurs during surgery and hospitalization.
Are you frequently immobilized due to blood clots? If you suffer from Deep Venous Thrombosis, also known as DVT, it is time for you to take action and find a solution that will help you live a comfortable life so that you are not always subjected to orders of bed rest.
If your physician has recommended that you try anti-embolism socks or hosiery to improve blood flow throughout your legs and prevent clotting, we offer great products that you should try.
What causes Thromboembolism?
Lying or sitting in the same place for a long period of time, the blood flow speed through the legs becomes slower which may cause it to clot.
Inactivity, the effects of certain drugs, muscle relaxants, or anesthetics can cause the veins to become wider and tear. Blood clots are more likely to adhere to the tears in the wall of the vein.
Changes can occur in the way blood clots. Certain medications and inactivity may change blood’s normal coagulation process, leading to blood clots.
Why wear Anti-Embolism Stockings?
Stockings are the elastic garment that is worn around the leg. Anti-embolism stockings are effective in curing Thromboembolism. These specially designed stockings apply appropriate pressure on legs varying from 8mmHg to 50mmHg, which help prevent the occurrence of and guard against further progression of venous disorders such as edema, phlebitis, and thrombosis.
For how long should you wear it?
The duration may differ according to the severity and the recommendation of your healthcare professional. It could be 2 weeks or more. After surgery, it is recommended to wear anti-embolism stockings until you are able to move around freely and comfortably. Compression stockings come in a variety of sizes, lengths, and colors. They’re also available with different strengths of compression. You may need to wear them on both the legs or on just one leg. You should wear your compression stockings during the day and take them off before going to bed. Put them on again in the morning.
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