Compression stockings are prescribed by doctors to prevent or reduce swelling of the lower legs. Also, these stockings are designed to help you manage blood flow and can provide a comfortable feeling. Crestwood Pharmacy Ltd. in Medicine Hat provides medical compression stockings in various styles and sizes. Individuals who spend a lot of time in sedentary positions will feel better after wearing such gradient stockings. You can find medical compression stockings from Sigvaris and Bauerfeind.
Wearing Compression Stockings Are Ideal for:
Tired and aching legs
Edema: Blood or tissue fluid pools in the legs and feet because of poor circulation.
Chronic peripheral venous insufficiency: The veins are not able to pump deoxygenated blood to the heart.
Deep vein thrombosis: Is a decrease in blood flow causing blood to pool in the legs resulting in blood clot formation.
Lymphedema: A body part swells because of abnormal accumulation of lymph fluid.
Phlebitis: Is inflammation and clotting, generally in a leg vein, because of infection or trauma.
Economy class syndrome (ECS): Blood clots form in veins deep within the legs. Especially prevalent for tourists sitting through long flights in economy where minimal leg space is allotted.
Lipodermatosclerosis: Inflammation of the layer of fat under the skin.