How do I avoid blood clots if I have to fly after major surgery? – Portsmouth Regional Hospital


So there are a
few things that you can do to avoid getting deep
venous thrombosis or a blood clot. If you’re on a long flight for
example, stretching your legs, exercising your cavs
while you’re sitting is a good way to
recirculate your blood. Also, when you’re allowed to get
up and walk around the plane, to also get the
blood circulating in your venous system.