Are you fed up with your compression stockings?

Venowave vs. Compression Stockings

Compression stockings are common, but that doesn’t mean they work. They are uncomfortable and hard to put on. They constrict circulation and don’t pump blood towards your heart. The truth is compression stockings are often recommended, but many patients refuse to put up with the hassle. As a comfortable and easy-to-use device, the Venowave is a step up in improving circulation and getting your blood flowing.

  • Uncomfortable to wear
  • Hard to put on
  • Does not pump blood upwards
  • Can be worn anywhere
  • Constricts circulation
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Easy to put on
  • Actually pumps blood upwards
  • Can be worn anywhere
  • Improves circulation

Do the circulation booster devices work?

The Venowave® is Preferable to Circulation Booster Devices.

There are some devices on the market that claim to improve one’s circulation. These are typically TENS devices that look like a typical bathroom weigh scale. Such devices give your legs small electric shocks with the aim of stimulating your circulation. The theory is that these electric shocks will stimulate your natural blood pumping motion in your legs. The trouble with this approach is that many patients have faulty valves in the veins of the leg and the blood still tends to backflow. The Venowave, by contrast,

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Understanding Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Understanding Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) affects the body’s ability to keep the blood flowing and ensure the body is healthy.  Blood flows throughout the human body – pumped from the heart to the body’s organs and then pumped back to the heart.

In the lower parts of the body, blood must flow upwards from the legs back to the heart. It’s an uphill struggle (literally) and many people suffer with swollen legs and poor circulation.

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Why is Blood Clotting Important?: Why Coagulation

Why Is Blood Clotting So Important?: Why Coagulation?

Blood Clotting

Blood clots often get a bad wrap. They’re associated with things like pulmonary embolism and other serious health problems, and they’re often thought of, in general, as being bad or undesirable.And though, here at DVTlite, we’re in the business of preventing dangerous blood clots and deep vein thrombosis, in particular, blood clotting does serve an important purpose in our bodies.

To understand, let’s take a look at the biological mechanisms behind normal, everyday blood clots.

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Are Drug Store Blood Pressure Machines Accurate?

Are Drug Store Blood Pressure Machines Accurate?

It seems these days you can’t walk into a grocery store or a pharmacy without seeing a free blood pressure machine tucked away in a back corner.
As kids, we all used to beg our parents to let us give them a try, just because they were fun and free. But many individuals rely on these free machines in order to make critical decision about their health, whether for the convenience, or because the cost of seeing a health professional is just too high.

Are drug store and grocery store blood pressure machines reliable enough to bear such a responsibility?

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5 Reasons to Consider Circulation Boosters

5 Reasons to Consider Circulation Boosters

comparisons between tens therapy and circulation boosters or hot cold therapy

Most patients prefer a non-surgical solutions like Circulation Booster (TENS Mach), or Contrast Therapy pain relief.

 

There are many TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) Units currently available on the market as circulation boosters. A common device is the Circulation Booster, the TENS unit that resembles a household bathroom scale. Users put a gel on bare feet then stand on the device as the unit sends small electric shocks through the lower extremities to stimulate blood flow and improve circulation.

Before investing in a Circulation Booster, it is important to take a complete look at what the solution involves, what a person needs for their day-to-day lifestyle, and what other solutions can offer.

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