The Ultimate - The very best in travel-safe anti-dvt socks contains 78% cotton. You cannot get any better!
Ideal for long plane, coach, train or car journeys and long periods of inactivity, these cotton-rich travelsafe socks offer graduated compression up the leg which helps to improve blood flow back towards the heart. This can be of help in preventing deep vein thrombosis. Offering light compression (8 - 12 mm/Hg) and made from 78% cotton, 4% lycra and 18% nylon, they are available in four colours - navy, black, mid-grey and ecru.
What is Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Deep Vein thrombosis is the name given to a blood clot that forms in the deep vein system of the lower leg. Once formed, the clot can detach and travel through the bloodstreamk. It could lodge in the heart or lungs, and result in sudden death.
Who is most likely to be affected?
Passengers on flights or other journeys of 4 or more hours
People who have limited mobility and remain seated in the same position for long periods of time
People who have recently undergone surgery
People who suffer from a heart condition
People over the age of 40
Contraceptive Pill users