Posts Tagged ‘compression stocking’

Compression Therapy 101

Compression is a commonly used type of therapy which provides relief to those who suffer from various circulation issues, including chronic venous disorders, such as thrombosis and edema. Designed to apply gradient pressure, compression stockings are a specialized hosiery that will help increase circulation and prevent blood clots. Compression stockings fit tightest at the ankles […]

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by Francis Sheehy in Compression Therapy | No Comments

3 Things You Need to Know About Your Vein Health

  By guest blogger Samantha Fiero, Territory Business Manager MN/ND, mediUSA. Liberty Oxygen and Medical Equipment is proud to sell medi compression products in all eight of its Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota metro locations. Medi’s premium mediven brand compression stockings (also called compression hose) provide medically accurate, comfortable, and fashionable compression for all sizes […]

Posted on: November 30th, 2016 by Francis Sheehy in Compression Therapy | No Comments

Summer Fun at Liberty Oxygen

At Liberty Oxygen and Medical Equipment, we like to keep the good times rolling by hosting contests and fun employee outings. Medical supplies and oxygen equipment normally isn’t very exciting, but we make the most of our short Minnesota summers and enjoy spending time with our employees and clients with a variety of company events. […]

Posted on: August 31st, 2016 by Francis Sheehy in General | No Comments

We Make Medical Supplies and FUN Go Hand in Hand!

Although summers in Minnesota are short, we try to make the most of them by enjoying our time doing fun things with our employees and clients. One example is our annual Show Us Your Crown photo contest. We love hosting this contest each year and most of all, seeing the photos our fun clients submit! […]

Posted on: September 14th, 2015 by Francis Sheehy in General | No Comments

Easy Ways to Put on Compression Stockings

Compression therapy is a very common type of treatment used to treat various conditions. Some of the most common are: chronic venous disease varicose veins aftercare following surgery venous issues during pregnancy. Chronic venous insufficiency Deep vein thrombosis Post-thrombotic syndrome Severe edema Venous ulcer Lymphedema Orthostatic hypotension Compression therapy is most commonly used on the […]

Posted on: February 28th, 2015 by Francis Sheehy in Compression Therapy, Medical Equipment | No Comments

The Best Way to Put On Compression Stockings

The most common reason for failing compression therapy is the difficulty in putting on the stockings.  This may be due to: loss of hand strength arthritis an inability to bend over unable to cross your legs other dexterity issues It could also be due to the actual compression of the stocking.  For example, graduated compression […]

Posted on: May 21st, 2013 by Francis Sheehy in Compression Therapy, Medical Equipment | 2 Comments

Leg Health Day 2013 at Liberty

Do you have questions about compression stockings? Would you like help getting fitted correctly? Get your questions answered by our helpful staff and JOBST representative, Jennifer McNellis during Liberty Oxygen & Medical Equipment’s Leg Health Day events. Drop by and you might win a free pair of JOBST compression stockings, a compression stocking donner or a […]

Posted on: March 11th, 2013 by Francis Sheehy in Compression Therapy | No Comments

How to Fit and Size Compression Stockings

Many people complain about compression stockings, such as their stockings are too tight, or they dig into their legs, or they are falling down.  The first step to successful compression therapy is to wear the correct size of compression hosiery.  You should not just grab a pair off the shelf at your local pharmacy.  Your […]

Posted on: February 18th, 2013 by Francis Sheehy in Compression Therapy | No Comments