Q. How does compression wear benefit me?
A. Compression garments are often prescribed for conditions affecting the lymph and vein systems caused by congenital abnormalities, surgeries and injuries of these systems. In the recreational area, compression wear for athletes are used to improve performance, prevent injury and promote recovery.
Q. Which medical conditions can be addressed with compression wear and bandages?
A. Every stage of lymphedema, venous insufficiencies, post-phlebotic syndrome, venous ulcerations, post surgical sclerotherapy, vein surgery, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), post-operative plastic surgery (liposuction, tummy tuck, face lift, breast surgery etc.).
Q. How to wear compression garments?
A. For maximum benefit, compression garments are worn every day, all day. However, compression wear should not be worn during sleep! Bandaging or specific garments are used during that time.
Q. How do I know which product is right for me?
A. Depending on your conditions, physicians may prescribe compression garments. These are available “ready to wear” or “custom made” depending on your needs. For perfect fit and best treatment result, it is recommended to be measured by our trained personnel to obtain the right garment for your condition and need. There is a $35.00 charge for custom measuring and fitting, which is 100% redeemable when you purchase your compression garment from us.
Q. Who can or should wear compression garments?
A. Besides a physician’s prescribed garment, compression garments can also be worn without a diagnosis of a medical condition. They can be worn for preventative care as well as athletic performance enhancement.