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5 Benefits of Compression Socks While Pregnant

Are you pregnant and notice that your legs, ankles, and feet appear bigger because they are swollen? You can prevent this condition from worsening by wearing compression socks designed for pregnancy. These specially designed garments will help minimize discomfort in the ankles and feet, keep you comfortable, and support your cardiovascular system by ensuring proper blood flow. They’re definitely must-haves …

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Compression Socks: Mother’s Day Gift for Healthy Feet

International Mother’s Day is coming up—and this year, it falls on May 9. Are you looking for gifts to give your mom, a mother figure, or the special women in your life? Consider giving something practical—something that will make them healthier and more comfortable. Compression socks can be a thoughtful gift especially if the recipient requires high-quality support garments that …

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5 Reasons to Wear Compression Wraps

Compression wraps are therapeutic devices used for the treatment of sprains or other minor injuries. They work to promote a faster recovery after an injury and reduce further damage to the affected area. The most common type of compression wrap is an elastic type bandage that provides pressure to a specific area of the body that has suffered an injury …

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Compression Bandaging for Lymphedema Treatment

Compression bandaging is a key component in the treatment of stage 2 and stage 3 (moderate to severe) lymphedema and is essential for reducing swelling and maintaining progress as the patient undergoes treatment.  A soft cast is created by wrapping the arm or upper body with multiple layers of wrapping and used as a main element in the overall treatment …

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Lymphedema Products: One-stop Destination For Compression Socks & Sleeves

Lymphedema Products: One-stop Destination For Compression Socks & Sleeves The swelling and discomfort caused by lymphedema can become bothersome and get in the way of performing your daily activities. To manage the problem, your doctor may recommend that you wear medical-grade compression products, such as a compression arm sleeve and compression socks. As their name suggests, compression sleeves and medical …

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Lymphedema Products: Compression Garments for Medical Therapy and Sports

Lymphedema Products: Compression Garments for Medical Therapy and Sports Discomfort and swelling caused by lymphedema can get in the way of proper movement and sports performance. Wearing the right medical compression garments could help with your treatment and reduce the swelling. These are specially designed products that you can comfortably wear for hours to prevent fluid buildup in your tissues. …

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Tips for a Happy, Healthy 2021

The New Year signals a new opportunity to make positive changes in your life. Whether or not you are personally impacted from lymphedema, this is an excellent time to take renewed charge of your life. We put together a few ideas for kicking off the 2021 right

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Choosing the Right Deodorant for Lymphedema Treatment

Managing your lymphedema is a lifelong commitment. The best prescription for minimizing lymphedema’s impact on your life involves following your healthcare practitioner’s advice carefully and faithfully. For instance, most patients will be advised to wear an appropriate compression garment.  Patients diagnosed with arm lymphedema, for example, will typically be advised to buy and wear a compression sleeve featuring graduated compression. …

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Can Allergies Trigger a Lymphedema Flare-Up?

When it comes to lymphedema and allergies, there is relatively little solid evidence that the two are directly linked. But that’s not to say there is no connection. Indeed, there is some anecdotal evidence that lymphedema flare-ups may be linked to worsening allergy symptoms. Accordingly, addressing your allergies may help with managing lymphedema symptoms. Consult your doctor for recommendations regarding …

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The Importance of Keeping Up With Medical Treatments During COVID-19

The COVID crisis has altered virtually every aspect of life. Everything from schools and restaurants to houses of worship have been shuttered, as people try to avoid close contact with others. And for good reason. Exposure to this dangerous, highly transmissible virus must be avoided as much as possible if we are to protect one another. New evidence suggests that …