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How can a pregnant woman on bedrest avoid atrophy and blood clots?

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Dr. Kevin O'neil
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: Support hose

Wearing support hose can help decrease blood clotting risk.
If it is ok with your doctor, you can do isometric exercises to help maintain muscle tone and improve circulation.

In brief: Support hose

Wearing support hose can help decrease blood clotting risk.
If it is ok with your doctor, you can do isometric exercises to help maintain muscle tone and improve circulation.
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Dr. Kevin O'neil
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In brief: EXERCIZE

There are all kinds of low intensity arm and leg mobility, stretching, strengthening movements.
Simple flexing and extending of ankles and knees promote blood flow and venous drainage using the muscle "pump".

In brief: EXERCIZE

There are all kinds of low intensity arm and leg mobility, stretching, strengthening movements.
Simple flexing and extending of ankles and knees promote blood flow and venous drainage using the muscle "pump".
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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