Do medical compression garments act against the economy class syndrome?
Compression treatment is naturally also effective and efficient against the economy class syndrome. Travellers, who already have problems with their veins, should still wear medical compression garments (e.g. mediven plus). For those with no previous venous problems: special, clinically tested travel socks from medi (medi travel), are ideal for counteracting thromboses, which occur particularly often on long-haul flights, because they offer effective protection and are very comfortable to wear.
What is traveller's thrombosis?
Specific compression against traveller's thrombosis
How do our veins work?