Compression Stockings are the most important tool to ensure preservation and improvement of the therapeutic success achieved during treatment with Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). To select the correct stockings (ready-made or custom made), compression level and, if necessary, fastening systems, the patients age, physical abilities (and limitations), lifestyle, type of lymphedema and any other conditions must be taken into consideration. It is of utmost importance that a compression stockings is chosen that meets the patient’s individual needs.
Compression stockings are specially designed to apply pressure to the lower legs, helping to maintain blood flow and reduce discomfort and swelling. They may be prescribed by the GP if condition that causes poor blood flow in the legs, such as:
- varicose veins (swollen and enlarged veins)
- lymphoedema (when your body’s tissues swell up painfully)
Compression stockings are used as part of a patient’s treatment and require the user to wear them for a specified period of time. They apply graduated pressure to the legs to help improve venous return. These stockings are prescribed for a variety of reasons including the prevention of potentially life-threatening conditions such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
Compression stockings may also be recommended after having DVT to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome (pain and swelling in the calf that can sometimes occur after having DVT), or another DVT from occurring. Compression stockings come in a variety of sizes, lengths and colours. They’re also available with different strengths of compression. The benefits of wearing Medical Compression Socks are widely known among people suffering from leg or foot problems, especially people with arthritis or diabetes.
These socks are specially designed to aid in the circulation of the blood within the legs. Using compression therapy, circulation is boosted which brings much-needed nutrients and oxygenated blood into the legs and feet. Many people report their legs feel invigorated and free of the pain and weakness they have been experiencing.
Vissco Platinum Thigh Length Medical Compression Stockings
Compression stockings are designed to help prevent and treat venous disorders. This product works by exerting a pressure on the legs and thereby increasing venous blood flow. It prevents venous stasis and relieves heavy and aching legs. Best results are observed in the morning, before getting out of bed. Remember to remove all jewelry before wearing the stockings and avoid wearing them at night.
Pressure: 23-32 mmHg
Extent of compression: Moderate Compression (Graded)
WHEN TO USE
- Mild-moderate venous insufficiency
- Post Sclerotherapy of small veins varicose vein
- Post pregnancy varices
- Deep venous thrombosis
Vissco Platinum Knee Brace – Left
If you need to immobilize your Left Knee Brace temporarily, no brace can get better than this one. It supports the knee joint and provides a gradual increase in range of motion. It is designed to maximize stability of your knee while providing you with the comfort you need. It has a sturdy design, is soft to wear and houses a convenient one touch angle control method with 0-130 degrees of flexion range.
WHEN TO USE
Ligament injury (ACL/PCL/MCL/LCL) or tendon injury Knee immobilization following surgery Early cast removal Controlled range of motion.
Vissco Platinum Knee Brace – Left Features
- Hinged Support
- Soft Padding
- Ergonomic Fit