What is deep venous thrombosis (DVT)?
Deep Vein Thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in a large vein. These clots
usually develop in the lower leg, thigh or pelvis.
What is pulmonary embolism? (PE)?
Pulmonary Embolism occurs when part of all of a blood clot breaks off and travels to the lungs.
What is chronic venous disease (CVD)?
CVD refers to other chronic conditions related to or caused by veins that become diseased or abnormal. These problems can include:
- Varicose veins and spider veins
- Leg swelling and leg pain
- Chronic venous insufficiency
- Leg skin changes
- Leg ulcers
- Vascular Malformations
What is Lymphedema?
Lymphedema is a lymphatic obstruction, a blockage of the lymph vessels that drain fluid from tissues throughout the body and allow immune cells to travel where they are needed.
What is Compression Therapy?
Compression therapy means wearing socks or stockings designed to support your veins and increase circulation in your legs.