Posts Tagged ‘graduate compression’

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

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

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