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Lower your Stroke risk – Stroke Week 2019

September 29, 2019 | svh

Strokes affect thousands of New Zealanders each year.  With stroke week NZ coming up - 1st-6th of October 2019, we want you to know the top 3 fast facts - to lower your risk. The first thing you...Read More

Should I wear compression socks when pregnant?

August 17, 2019 | svh

Why wear compression socks when your pregnant?   Pregnancy is a time when physical changes occur rapidly to the all parts of the body and skin. Whilst pregnant you will produce 50% more blood...Read More

What is Arteriosclerosis & Atherosclerosis?

June 21, 2019 | svh

This Atherosclerosis is a specific type of arteriosclerosis - but both terms are sometimes used to mean the same thing.  Atherosclerosis confusingly is a specific type of arteriosclerosis.  Both...Read More

Holiday Time & Travel Socks

November 14, 2018 | svh

We always promote wearing compression socks for health, travel, lifestyle, after vein procedures and surgery.  But with long holidays just around the corner - there is no better time to come in...Read More

What is a Venous Lake?

August 15, 2018 | svh

A venous lake is a common blue or dark purple soft macule or papule lesions due to vascular dilation. It is mostly commonly seen on the lips.  Who gets a venous lake? Venous lake is most...Read More