Risk Factors for Office Workers

Prolonged sitting is a significant risk factor for Chronic Venous Disease (CVD) and blood clots. In fact, one of the most commonly identified risk factors for blood clots is seated immobility at work. Symptoms of CVD such as pain, swelling, leg fatigue, spider and varicose veins are also known to develop due to sitting professions.

Prolonged work and computer related seated immobility increases the risk of CVD.


It is estimated that 1 in 5 adults have CVD. Fortunately, wearing medical compression stockings, combined with intermittent movement, can mitigate the risk for these conditions.

Product Recommendations

If you’re an office worker looking for compression garments during long shifts sitting at work, we recommend Support for Women – Classic or our Support for Men – Business.

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