Compression stockings come in different length types (bellow the knee, thigh and pantyhose), foot styles (closed or open toe) and compression range, which is measured in mmHg (millimetres of mercury). There are designated medical indications for each compression class: Light compression -10-20mmHg- used for mild varicosity, often purchased over the counter. Moderate compression – 20-30mmHg (CCL1) ---
The compression garments help minimize and control swelling and pain, and are designed to treat a wide variety of vein disorders such as: lymphedema, edema, leg swelling, venous insufficiency, varicose veins, diabetes, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), prevention of venous ulcers, etc.
Consult with your primary care provider, physician or vascular specialist – they can prescribe necessary compression garment for you. Compression garments are usually sold at medical supply stores, clinics and some pharmacies. It is highly recommended to see a Certified Compression Garments Fitter when buying your compression garment – they will properly measure you, determine the right ---
Compression garments provide external support to vein walls and work in conjunction with the calf muscle pump. They help minimize and control swelling and leg pain, increase blood flow velocity, counteract raised venous pressure, preventing edema and venous hypertension. If you stand for long hours every day, sit for extended hours, or face surgical-recovery period, ---
Compression stockings are a specialized hosiery designed to help prevent the occurrence of, and guard against further progression of, venous disorders such as edema, phlebitis and thrombosis. Compression stockings are elastic garments that apply pressure gradually –greatest at the ankle and decreases proportionately up the limb, worn around the leg, compressing the limb. Compression stockings ---
Thrombo-Embolic Deterrent Hose (T.E.D) or anti-embolism stockings 10-20mmHg (ideally 18mmHg at the ankle, 14mmHg at the calf) – for use by the non-ambulatory (bed or wheelchair confined) user to prevent clotting and embolism (vein obstruction). Teds are of little therapeutic value to the ambulatory (active) user.
Wear shoes that fit well, have wider toe box, arch support and shock absorbing soles. Rest your feet as often as possible. If pain persists, ask your doctor about physical therapy and/or getting a custom made orthotics/inserts to be worn in the shoe.
The best shoe orthotics/ insoles are those that provide just the right amount of support, flexibility and stability. Cushioning and shock absorption is also essential. They have to provide comfort, enough arch support and biomechanical alignment.
Slim Dress Orthotics/ Insoles are custom made for non-removable liner shoes. Slim narrow grind shell, suede top with 1mm underlay.
There are custom made orthotics specifically designed for the skates. They enhance your performance by creating a comfortable environment for your feet and have all the supportive benefits of the custom orthotics to eliminate your foot issues.