They are designed to provide a controlled amount of pressure which is tightest at the ankles and gradually become less constrictive towards the knees and thighs. By compressing the surface veins, arteries and muscles it will allow more blood to return to the heart as the arterial pressure is increased. As a result, less blood pooling in the feet!
You can benefit from wearing gradient compression hosiery if you have the following symptoms/conditions below:
Our Sports Physio Therapists note a growing trend among athletes in the use of graduated compression socks which has shown to help their athletic performance and recovery.
There are 3 levels of compression:
To determine which support you need, come in to our Burnaby Physio Clinic for an evaluation and we will determine which level of support is right for you.
We will provide you the documentation you need to submit to your insurance for reimbursement.
Come and meet our team of highly qualified professionals at our Burnaby-Coquitlam Physiotherapy Clinic for an evaluation to determine if Compression Hosiery Therapy/Compression Socks/Compression Stockings will benefit you.
Contact us at 604-558-CARE (2273) or click here to request a consultation through our online booking system.