emerjensee 2,126 Views
Joined Nov 19, '12.
Posts: 77 (40% Liked)
Think facilitating perfusion..
Elevating edematous swollen legs promotes venous return and a decrease in swelling.
Dangling legs over the bed helps relieve the painful symptoms of someone with PAD -peripheral artery disease.
Just a term for using gravity to either shunt blood to (arteries) or away (veins) from the effected extremities :-)
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