Our essential workers spend long hours on their feet, which is a significant risk factor for Chronic Venous Disease (CVD). Frontline Workers

Frontline Workers In the Era of COVID-19

Within the last year, COVID-19 has flipped our world upside down, and we’ve relied on our essential workers to keep things moving more than ever before. Nurses, doctors, teachers, grocery store clerks, delivery drivers and so many more have risked their own health to serve those of us who are sheltering in place or quarantined, and take care of those who become ill. If you are one of these frontline heroes, thank you.

People working in a standing posture are at a greater risk for CVD than those working in a prolonged sitting posture

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Risk Factors

Frontline workers spend long hours on their feet, which is a significant risk factor for Chronic Venous Disease (CVD). Symptoms of CVD such as tired, achy and swollen legs are common complaints amongst people sitting or standing at work for prolonged periods of time. However, many do not realize that there is another, sometimes fatal condition that can develop from prolonged sitting or standing – blood clots. Nearly a million people in the U.S. alone are affected by blood clots each year. And contracting COVID-19 may increase this risk due to clotting problems associated with the virus.

Tips to Stay Healthy

Fortunately, there are some simple steps frontline workers can take to increase comfort and minimize risk. Wearing medical compression stockings (MCS), combined with intermittent movement, can reduce or help prevent leg discomfort and the development of blood clots.

Frontline workers tips to staying healthy

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Preventing DVT & CVI in Frontline workers