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5 Reasons to Wear Compression Leggings

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Have you ever wondered why some athletes wear specialized tights when working out? Those are called compression leggings, and they can be incredibly helpful in improving their performance. These garments come in the form of medical compression leggings, too, which can be practical for those who suffer from lymphedema and poor circulation but would like to remain physically active.

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Coping with Lymphedema in the Hot Summer Months

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Summer is the best time of the year for many people. But if you have lymphedema, it can easily become your most despised season. This is especially true if you live in an area with extreme hot summers where the heat can cause discomfort and swelling. While you can’t control the weather, you can definitely do something about improving your safety and comfort despite the heat and humidity. Having the right lymphedema products can help.

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5 Benefits of Compression Socks While Pregnant

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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

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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

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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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The Difference Between Medical Compression Wear and Shapewear

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Medical compression wear and body shapewear can be similar. But there are key differences between these body-hugging garments. While they both squeeze a particular area of the body (usually the midriff, in the case of shapewear), medical-grade compression wear does not function in the same way as shapewear. Nor is its purpose solely cosmetic. For starters, medical-grade compression garments are …

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How Long Should You Wear Your Compression Socks?

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How Long Should You Wear Your Compression Socks? People wear compression socks for a variety of reasons. Patients diagnosed with the irreversible condition known as lymphedema, for instance, will almost invariably be prescribed compression wear to help control swelling in an affected limb or body part. Because lymphedema is incurable, it’s important for patients to follow the advice of their …

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Make Your Wardrobe Spring-Ready with Decorative Compression Garments

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It may still be winter, but it’s never too early to start thinking ahead to spring, especially when it comes to your wardrobe! Colorful new decorative compression garments could be just the thing to let you lighten up the dreary winter in anticipation of warmer weather to come. Manufacturers such as LympheDIVAs, LympheDUDEs, Juzo, and others offer a wide selection …

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Understanding the Different Types of Arm Compression Garments

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Manufacturers have engineered different types of arm compression garments to address lymphedema of varying degrees, which may affect different areas of the arm(s). Lymphedema of the arm strikes women most often due to treatments for breast cancer. But men can also develop lymphedema for various reasons, so there’s a separate category of sleeves specifically designed to appeal to men. Compression …