Use a clinically proven graduated compression system to improve blood flow and help relieve leg discomfort.
Can help prevent:
Risk of circulatory problems such as deep vein thrombosis-DVT
Tired aching legs
Treat & prevent superficial & early varicose veins.
Compression Level 14-17mmHg
Fits sizes- Men 9-12
European sizes 43-47
Long periods of inactivity, combined with the cramped conditions & dehydration which can occur on long flights, can cause a number of circulatory problems including deep vein thrombosis- DVT (blood clots)
Risk factors to DVT
Personal/Family history of blood clots
Aged above 40
Female Hormone Medications (Contracteptive Pill/HRT)
Height over 6 feet or under 5 feet
Former or current malignant disease
Recent surgery or injury, especially to lower limbs or abdomen
Inherited blood clotting defect eg Leiden V factor
Immobilisation for long periods
If you have any of these conditions please consult a Health Care Professional before flying
Directions: Should be worn in place of normal socks throughout the flight. Always wear both socks & ensure that they are pulled up to just below the knee. Can be worn at any time to improve leg comfort. Machine wash at 40 degrees. Do not iron.
Do not use if you have serious circulatory problems such as active aeterial or venous disease.
Consult a healthcare professional:
* if you have a previous history of arterial or venous disease
* if you suffer from diabetes
* if you are currently using prescribed compression hosiery.