Journal articlesDoes the anatomical position of the motorcyclist impact venous return?

Does the anatomical position of the motorcyclist impact venous return?

18/09/13 | Assessment and diagnosis, Leg Ulcers, Research, Service delivery | Ellie Lindsay, Peter Vowden, Kath Vowden

Does the anatomical position of the motorcyclist impact venous return?While most motorcyclists focus on the maintenance of their motorcycle and personal safety equipment, recent research has highlighted the impact of motorcycling on lowerlimb health. This article underlines the importance of regular health checks to recognise early warning signs of venous disease and how health promotion initiatives linked to preventative strategies may help to minimise the risk of developing venous leg ulcers in this difficult-to-reach population.