Traveling short or long distances can result in leg pain. Follow these tips to avoid any short- or long-term discomfort associated with traveling.

  • No high heels or new shoes

  • Wear comfortable shoes

  • Request aisle or bulk head seat & ambulate on the plane

  • Wear knee high compression hose

  • Stretch frequently legs & upper body

  • Drink plenty of water

  • Take baby aspirin daily starting 3 days before trip until 2 days after trip

  • If unable to stand, move feet and ankles while seated

  • Elevate your legs after travel

  • Notice sudden swelling or pain consult your doctor

  • After recent surgery, consult your doctor before travel