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Are you dealing with varicose veins or other leg problems? If yes, consider wearing compression stockings. Whether you are a woman above 40 years, runner, flight attendant, adult, or a pregnant woman, compression socks or stockings plays a significant role in providing comfort to the legs along with preventing pain and tiredness.

Compression Stockings 1If you are at a higher risk of blood clots or are recovering from leg surgery, get a right fit compression stocking for you. At ACT Physiotherapy and Health Services, we are your local physiotherapists who are committed to ensure your overall wellness and health with an array of manual therapies and treatments. We have a collection of quality-made compression stockings which provide flexibility and comfort to your legs.

Who should wear compression stockings?

When it comes to treating acute and chronic leg pain, wearing tights help provide the most apparent benefit. It is useful in reducing the effects of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). If you are into a job that requires sitting or standing for long periods, the best therapy to maintain the blood flow in the legs with compression stockings. They are also effective in easing the condition of post-thrombotic syndrome that includes leg pain and swelling.

For those who are looking for a right fit compression stocking in Mississauga, visit our facility right away. We have stockings available in different lengths, colors and pressure to prevent swelling, clots and varicose veins.

Benefits of Compression Stockings

With gradient compression stockings, almost anyone can feel better as it helps prevent numbness in the legs which usually happens during long hours sitting or standing position. These stockings relieve stress and enhance the blood flow, thereby preventing clots. It also helps in treating:

  • Heavy feeling legs
  • Leg swelling
  • Varicose veins
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Post-thrombotic syndrome
  • Healed venous ulcer
  • Active venous ulcer
  • Lymphedema

Before buying a compression stocking, we recommend that you consult our physiotherapist or chiropractor to know which compression will work the best for you, they can measure your perfect fit. If you have any further questions, please call us at 906-636-6665 or send us an e-mail at contact@actphysiotherapy.ca