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Benefits for Traveling

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Experiencing Leg swelling & discomfort while traveling?

When traveling long distances - whether it be by plane, car, bus or train - your movement is limited and blood circulation in your legs is restricted. These cramped conditions over long periods of time can cause leg pain, swelling, lower body fatigue,  and in some deadly cases - blood clots.

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Learn More About Travel-Related Blood Clots

What is a DVT?

DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis is a condition in which a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs.

The potential danger occurs when a blood clot that has formed in your vein can break loose, travel through your bloodstream and lodge in your lungs, blocking blood flow.

The blood clots of Deep Vein Thrombosis can be caused by anything that prevents your blood from circulating or clotting normally. 

This can be caused by injury to a vein, surgery, certain medications, lifestyle & hereditary factors, or limited movement such as bed rest or sitting for long periods of time at work or during travel.

DVT & Travel

Myth: Blood clots only happen to old people

Truth: Blood clots can happen to anyone during travel, regardless of age, weight, or lifestyle.

Risk of blood clots increases with Travel Time

➼ Blood flow in the lower legs can decrease up to 50% after just 60 minutes of immobility.

➼ Research shows that any type of travel lasting 4 or more hours increases your chance of developing a deadly blood clot (DVT)

➼ Travel is associated with a 3-fold higher risk of DVT.

➼ Low cabin pressure in air travel increases your chance of forming a blood clot.

DVT Risk Factors

Some pre-existent risk factors include:

➼ Previous blood clot

➼ Having varicose veins

➼ Family history

➼ Active cancer treatment

➼ Recent surgery/ trauma

➼ Greater than 40 years of age are at higher risk

➼ Lifestyle Factors like Smoking & Obesity

➼ Oral Contraceptives & Hormone replacement therapy 

➼ Pregnancy or Postpartum period

Why Wear Dr. Segal's Compression Socks?

Our Compression Socks are not only stylish but they provide all-day comfort & effectiveness to ease leg pain & swelling while traveling as well as preventing blood clots.

Dr. Segal’s Sock Technology comes with anti-Microbial silver-ion wash that provide effective odor and stain protection as well as moisture-wicking technology to keep you dry and fresh during the entire journey. They are also available in several fashionable colors and prints to match your style.

Browse our 15-20mmHg Everyday Collection that provides the right compression level for long flights and travel.