Graduated compression vascular
stockings have been recommended by doctors for over 40 years and worn by
millions of patients. That's why you should be confident that your
doctor has recommended this product.
graduated compression vascular stockings can help your legs by helping
the veins do their work. They not only give your leg muscles an
invigorating little massage as you move, but also help your blood get to
where it's supposed to go. That can also help your legs feel better.
Getting The Blood Moving Better
two kinds of blood vessels in your body's circulation:
most part, arteries carry blood from the heart to the rest of the body.
The walls of the arteries are thicker than the walls of the veins and
actually help the heart to pump the blood by squeezing or contracting,
much like you would squeeze a tube of toothpaste, only much more gently
the other hand, have thinner walls and don't do any pumping. They do,
however, have a set of small valves. These valves open when the blood is
pushed past them and close, after each heartbeat, to stop the blood from
rushing backwards or downwards in the case of the legs. Sometimes, these
valves become damaged and don't do their job very well. That's where
graduated compression vascular stockings come in.
to return the blood back to the heart by gently compressing your leg
muscles, which gently squeeze the veins and help push the blood in the
20 - 30 mmHg
30 - 40 mmHg
40 - 50 mmHg
(Call for fitting appointment.)
A garment made to exact specifications to accommodate all vascular conditions.
Ready-to-wear Vascular Stockings:
A full range of styles and sizes in ready-to-wear garments for those requiring moderate to
and 30-40 mmHg
to treat primary or secondary lymphedema of the hand and arm, Mediven lymphedema
sleeves - available in arm sleeve, gauntlet or combination style - offer precise
therapeutic compression, comfort, easy care, and durability.
Manufactured in a choice of Class 1 or Class 2 compression grades,
Garments are sleeves are
formulated to encourage lymph flow by increasing muscle pumping efficiency and
corresponding tissue pressure. Mediven sleeves are an effective treatment for
primary lymphedema patients, as well as those experiencing lymphedema following
mastectomy, radiotherapy, cellulitis, trauma or surgery.
Garment sleeves are also
useful in burn therapy, blood poisoning, tennis elbow and edema caused by immobility
following a stroke or cast application.
The Proper Care of Your Stockings
The most important thing to remember is to take care of yourself. But, you should also
remember to take care of your stockings. Hand or machine wash with warm water, Jolastic
Washing Solution, mild soap or detergent. No chlorine bleach. Warm water rinse. Do not
machine dry. That's all. No difficult instruction. With a few pairs, you can wear one,
have one in the laundry, and one pair in the drawer.
Adjustable, Sustainable Compression Promotes Healing and
The CircAidŽ Compression Bandage system is a breakthrough technology in compression
therapy. CircAid's exclusive interlocking, non-elastic bands provide the constant
compression and gradient counterpressure that helps move fluids and nutrition through the
lower extremities. CircAid is easy to put on and adjust, so patients wear CircAid
longer and more often. The result is improved circulation, fast healing and more
comfortable, independent patients.
||Durable, non-elastic materials never lose compression like stockings.
||Adjustable, interlocking bands mean proper compression is easily sustained regardless
of changes in limb size or physical activity.
||VelcroŽ fasteners make legging easy to put on, take off and adjust without