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Flying and Your Risk of a Blood Clot

We found this article online and wanted to share it with our readers.

“This article is well written and provides good advice for those folks who are at risk of deep venous thrombosis and are taking long airplane flights.  

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Baird Vascular Institute

Running to Recover from a DVT

I’ve taken a little bit of a hiatus from blogging and sharing my experiences with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolisms (PEs), but I’m back! 114 more words

Deep Vein Thrombosis

If You Sit Most Of The Day, Don't Cross Your Legs

According to JustStand.org, we spend anywhere from 7.7 to 15 hours sitting down every day. Furthermore, people who sat for more than 11 hours increased their risk of death by a whopping 40 percent, according to a study published in… 279 more words

Heart Health

JBJS Reviews Editor’s Choice–Achilles Tendon Ruptures

Among the topics that consistently stimulate debate among orthopaedic surgeons is the treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture. The central question is typically, “Should this injury be treated operatively or nonoperatively?” In the April 2015 issue of… 370 more words

JBJS

Functional Rehab Key to Nonoperative Management for Achilles Ruptures

The fact that 12 of the 16 AAOS clinical practice guidelines for treating Achilles tendon ruptures are supported by “weak” or “inconclusive” evidence makes the recent… 233 more words

Surgeon Edition

Cancer causes blood clots- who knew?

I last wrote on March 26 for the only second time writing in a over a year. I wanted to start writing every day again, now that I was on the mend, or at least starting to feel better. 901 more words

The lungs and sickle cell

For most people a painful crisis is the usual problem in sickle cell. Crises occur again and again and are the most frequent reason for admission to hospital. 2,237 more words

Sickle Cell Disease