Movement Improves Circulation

We have an older demographic in the office that is concerned about the appearance of their lower limbs. Some complain of “spider veins” and often¬†swelling of the lower leg. Many issues of the lower leg are caused by inefficient circulatory pumping of the heart, arteries and veins that supply these limbs with blood and oxygen necessary for proper function. The inefficiency of this important organ system is often the result of too much stationary positions most often sitting, but often standing in one place for a length of time.¬†Quittingsitting.com is a fantastic site showing why a sedentary lifestyle can wreak havoc on the overall health of a person. This article explains why these conditions occur and a simple “hack” that can prevent further progression and strengthen a weakness in the body’s overall function that is imperative for health.

Vascular Hemodynamics for Dummies

 

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