Medical compression stockings facilitates venous and lymphatic blood flow in lower limbs. It is designed to apply a controlled amount of pressure which is greatest at the ankle of the stockings and gradually decreases towards the top. This gradient pressure promotes better venous blood flow which in turn helps to control swelling, varicosities, leg fatigue and other problematic leg conditions.
What conditions can be treated using compression stockings?
People who have or are experiencing any of the following conditions can benefit from wearing a compression stocking:
What styles of compression stockings are available?
Compression stockings are available in a variety of fashionable styles in updated colours and shades. They are soft, cool, and comfortable for all day wear. They come as knee-highs, trouser socks, pantyhose, maternity pantyhose, and thigh-highs. The Core-spun compression stocking for men and women are ultra stretchy, which make them easier to wear and goes well with sport shoes.
- Mild support 15-20 mmHg
- Moderate support 20-30 mmHg
- Firm support 30-40 mmHg
Your physician or therapist will decide what compression level you will benefit from.