Beware asthma can increase susceptibility to Pulmonary Embolism

There have been a recent spate of asthmatics that have developed pulmonary embolism which in some cases have been fatal. So we thought it would be good to see the link between asthma and DVT. People with asthma face a higher risk of pulmonary embolism than the general population, new research out of the Netherlands […]

Warning too much Netflix or Gaming can damage your health

We’ve always known that being a couch potato is unhealthy. It’s only until recently that science has backed it up. The facts are quite startling. There can be no doubt about it. Sitting and watching television for long periods or viewing a whole series on Netflix for example for your health. Most people have no […]

Long car journeys and DVT prevention

Finally the summer holidays are here. The kids are off school and you’ve managed to prise yourself from work. The luggage is packed,snacks are ready, and the car has been checked. So it’s off for that long and hopefully harmonious but very long drive to your favourite south of France spot or your usual coastal retreat. If […]

How Neo-Slip’s Compression Stockings Work

One of the questions we get asked here at Neo-Slip on many occasions is how our compression socks work. In response to this ever recurring question we have put together a simple explanation and info graphics to help you get a better understanding. How Neo-Slip compression socks help prevent embolism and DVT Compression stockings help […]

Preventing DVT after surgery or an operation

Preventing DVT after an operation If you’ve recently had surgery, one of the risks which is always associated with the surgery is “risk of blood clotting”. Preventing blog clotting after surgery is essential in ensuring that you have a full and successful recovery. When you are in the hospital/medical facility you should talk with surgeon […]

Preventing DVT during air travel

DVT and pulmonary embolism together are known as venous thromboembolism (VTE). DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) is a blood clot deep within the vein. Usually, the clot forms in the legs and is a direct result of the lack of movement and blood circulation. According to the NHS over seventy thousand people suffer from DVT in […]

Neo-Slip is shortlisted for The Pitch

We are delighted to announce that Neo-Slip has been shortlisted for The Pitch 2014 Digital Marketing Award! These awards are the biggest small business awards in the UK, to be shortlisted is already a fantastic honour. We are looking forward to the next stage and you can help us out by voting, after all, winning […]

Neo-Slip visits the Dragons’ Den!

the empty chairs in the dragons den

Neo-Slip were delighted to be a guest on Dragons’ Den where we had the opportunity to share our message about the unnecessary deaths caused by deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and our solution to the problem in the form of the Neo-Slip anti-embolism stocking aid. Neomi, the creator of Neo-Slip as well as a practising nurse, […]

Neo-slip challenge RCN Congress

Neo-slip went to the UK’s biggest nursing exhibition with a challenge. RCN Congress 2014. Are you brave enough to wrestle with a stocking and a leg? Visitors to the exhibition took on the challenge and discovered just how much easier it is to apply anti-embolism stockings with the aid of Neo-Slip. According to one twitter […]

Neo-Slip goes to School

Neomi took a trip back to school, teaching about friction and forces. It’s very difficult to get a tight fitting stocking onto a leg when friction is high. Fortunately Neo-Slip stocking aid massively reduces this friction making the task much easier. With Neo-Slip the stockings easily slide into place. The students also learnt about Deep […]

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