Compression stockings support in reducing pain, pressure and swelling of the legs by ensuring appropriate blood circulation. Compression stockings are prescribed specifically for the patient depending on the level of need.
Compression socks are used for a variety of reasons such as:
Compression socks can support with the aching, swelling, and general discomfort from varicose veins or leg ulcers.
During pregnancy, women can benefit from custom stockings as they provide pressure on your legs to prevent swelling as a result of varicose veins.
Post-surgery or following bedrest and being inactive for a prolonged period of time compression stockings can be beneficial.
During flights, some individuals may experience swelling or be at risk of blood clots. Compression stockings can support in preventing this swelling.
For individuals that stand for long periods of time throughout the day can benefit from compression stockings as they will help regulate the blood flow.
At OAK Physio & Wellness, our physiotherapists and chiropractors are educated and trained in the use of assisted devices. They understand when and how these devices can best benefit our patients. They also receive ongoing education and training on the lasted advances in assisted devices to ensure our patients receive an exceptional quality of care.
To learn more about assisted devices, if they could benefit you, or to schedule an initial consultation with one of our physiotherapists, please feel free to contact us at (289) 725-0241 today!