We at Stratford Orthotics bring you the leading manufacturers of compression garments from day to day compression therapy requirments, too helping athletes of all levels perform better for longer periods of time.
The concept of compression therapy lies on a simple and efficient mechanical principle. By compressing the limb with graduated compression – strong at the ankle and decreasing going up the leg – the compression stocking helps the venous return, decreases venous pressure, prevents venous stasis and deterioration of venous walls, and efficiently relieves aching and heavy legs.
This treatment is prescribed by a physician to treat phlebitis, thrombosis and aftercare following surgery, sclerotherapy and any other forms of varicose vein treatment, and also to relieve all conditions of chronic venous disease seavy legs, varicose veins, oedemas, leg ulcers.It can also be prescribed to prevent venous troubles during pregnancy and long distance travel.
Depending on the pathology, medical compression therapy can be applied in different forms : socks, stockings, pantyhose or bandages.