Concept Compression of the lower limp works by graduated compression, strongest at the ankle and decreasing going up the leg. Compression stocking helps venous return, decreases venous pressure, and relieves aching and heavy legs by aiding the body in moving blood up the leg against the pull of gravity.
This treatment is also prescribed by a physician for venous insufficiency, thrombosis, varicose veins, and to relieve all conditions of chronic venous disease (heavy legs, varicose veins, edemas, leg ulcers).
They help recover from physical activity by acting like a layer of muscle, gently squeezing stretched vein walls and helping muscles recover by removing lactic acid. This design allows the socks to function like a massage up the leg while pumping and circulating the blood towards the heart.
Find Relief for:
Heavy, tired or achy legs
Swollen ankles and feet
Varicose and Spider Veins
TRAVELING and PROLONGED SITTING Travelling causes a decreased movement and sitting for prolonged periods results in a decrease in blood flow in the legs. This restricted blood leads to common symptoms such as heaviness, leg pain, and swelling in the feet and ankles. Sitting, for greater than four hours can increase your risk of deep vein thrombosis and blood clots. Compression stockings reduces the risk of developing these symptoms buy increasing blood flow and oxygen to the muscles of the legs.
Common leg health problems during pregnancy: Venous disorders and leg health problems maybe first experienced during pregnancy. For example, swollen feet, tired aching legs and a feeling of heaviness in the legs are among everyday symptoms that pregnant women may experience. These symptoms are especially frequent when:
There is a history of varicose veins and venous disease exists in the family
A venous condition was present before pregnancy
You sit and stand for prolonged periods of time while pregnant
You does not exercise regularly during the pregnancy, or