Improved Blood Flow
Veins that carry blood back to the heart rely on body movement to work optimally. People on prolonged bed rest or who sit unmoving for protracted periods experience reduced blood return, risking leg swelling (edema) and higher incidence of blood clots. Frequent sustained movement can be a challenge for people who are convalescing, so Viscus is designed to be used easily – even in bed. Gentle but extended pedalling has been clinically demonstrated to be superior to leg exercises, pressure stockings or elevation to promote blood return when lying or sitting.