Anti-thrombosis Stockings (surgical hosiery)
Surgical hosiery materials possess compression characteristics and are used for various applications , including support to the limb , treatment of venous disorders, protection in physical actives.. etc ,where it estimated that 20% of people suffer from problem associated with veins in their legs which can lead to disorders such as varicose , oedemas and thrombosis . Anti-thrombosis stockings are used as a means of preventing the formation of thrombosis as the compression exerted causes narrowing of the veins in the leg . Anti thrombosis stocking has an almost conical tubular construction–, the innovation anti-thrombosis stocking is that it is now produced in a warp – knitted construction using a double – face- double – bar Rachel machine. Stockings are used when a thrombosis has already formed and they have to be made to suit each patient individually according to the compression needed.