Flynn, Jonathan (2015) Health Expert Joins in Debate on Skinny Jeans. Huddersfield Examiner.

The recent report on how ‘skinny jeans’ can lead to ‘compartment syndrome’ is unusual and of course we don’t know the other factors that may have contributed to this case. In reality, superficial nerve compression, mild circulatory occlusion, impedance of digestinal flow and skin irritation are far more likely symptoms. Skinny jeans or just tight fitting jeans worn for prolonged periods which are not designed to change circumference can lead to real health risks which many people might not realise and shrug off as unimportant.

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