Deep Vein Thrombosis, (DVT) occurs when a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, often in your legs. DVT can cause an embolism and may be fatal if not treated. Once a person experiences a DVT, they are more susceptible to future DVTs. Our devices are prophylactic (preventative) and treatment with our device can ensure better circulation to help prevent a recurrence.
Risk Factors: Post-surgery, trauma from an accident, pregnancy, varicose veins, and cancer are causes of DVT as well as certain inherited blood disorders. A sedentary lifestyle and long periods of time sitting/traveling, in a plane or automobile, are also risk factors. Please refer to our Compression Pumps page for more information about our DVT pumps. We carry regular DVT prevention pumps as well as a Combo, which prophylactically treats with both compression and cold compression.