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a compressing of something

Synonyms for compression

an increase in the density of something

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

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All intermittent compression systems are successful in emptying deep veins of the lower limb and preventing stasis (Morris & Woodcock, 2004).
Every patient also wears intermittent compression hose to prevent deep vein thrombosis.
Studies using both animal and human models have shown that intermittent compression or dynamic loading of long bone fractures enhances the rate of healing of these fractures and may promote the earlier return of normal function (Kenwright et al 1991, Goodship 1998, Hente et al 2004).
The topics include the foundations for the use of modalities, including clinical decision making and wound healing, and technical aspects of therapeutic modalities such as cold therapy, thermotherapy, ultrasound and phonophoresis, electrotherapy and iontophoresis, hydrotherapy, electromagnetic radiation, traction, and intermittent compression.
The intermittent compression from running may also be beneficial in preventing the problems from bulging disks that you've raised in your question.
KCI USA's PlexiPulse All-in-1 intermittent compression therapy system offers a clinically effective method for preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and reducing post-operative edema.
13] Ischemic symptoms secondary to intermittent compression of the subclavian artery include numbness, coldness, weakness, and discoloration.
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