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What is Compression Socks Used for?

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What is Compression Socks Used for?

The original name of the compression socksis medical compression stockings. It is a kind of product with the treatment of venous diseases of the lower extremities and stovepipe. It can promote venous blood to return to the heart.

 

1. Compression Models

Selecting the appropriate compression socks based on the wearer's leg symptoms:

Compression socks are divided into the following levels of compression (only for reference)

Primary low-pressure prevention and health care type (10-20mmHg): suitable for health prevention of varicose veins and people with high incidence of thrombosis;

Primary medium-pressure initial treatment type (20-30mmHg): suitable for patients with initial varices;

Secondary high-pressure moderate-treatment type (30-40mmHg): suitable for patients with obvious varicose veins in the lower limbs, accompanied by leg discomfort, phlebitis, severe varicose veins during pregnancy, patients after varicose vein surgery, deep veins patients with post-thrombotic syndrome;

Three-stage high-pressure severe treatment type (40-50mmHg): suitable for patients with high swelling of the lower extremities, ulcers, darkening of the skin, high lymphedema, and recovery after plastic liposuction.

 

What is Compression Socks Used for?



2.Appropriate Users

1) People who are long-term standing: teachers, traffic police, shopping guides, beauticians, doctors, nurses, etc.

2) People who are long-term sit-in: IT staff, white-collar workers, civil servants and other office workers that standing or sitting for a long time. Because of the muscle fatigue and gravity, it results in poor blood flowing to the legs, which increases blood viscosity leading to lower extremity venous diseases

3) Pregnant women and people who are long-term use of contraceptives - hormone changes in pregnancy and blood volume increases by more than 20%. Fetal and enlarged uterus compress the pelvic veins and iliac veins. Weight gain during pregnancy and leg venous pressure increase, which causes poor blood return, leading to venous disease of the lower extremities.

4) People having frequent business trips, flying in airplanes, sitting in ong-distance vehicles and those flight attendants - commonly refers to those economy class syndrome, due to high weight loss, resulting in poor blood return to the legs, leading to venous disease of the lower extremities, severe pulmonary embolism.

5) Obese people - due to high blood cholesterol and blood lipids, blood viscosity increases, coupled with excessive weight, making it difficult for venous blood to return to the heart, leading to venous disease of the lower extremities.

6) People who have suffered from venous diseases of the lower extremities - because the veins are already in a state of disease, they must be treated to improve, otherwise the condition will continue to be worse.

7) High-risk patients with deep venous thrombosis of lower extremities - patients after major surgery, patients with malignant tumors, patients with hemiplegia, women with advanced pregnancy and maternal, patients with lower limb fractures, patients with severe infections, and elderly people.

8) People with a need for shaping the legs and the post-liposaling of the legs - the effect of closing, gathering, pressing and lifting the legs, preventing sagging, lifting the leg lines, correcting the leg shape, and reducing the leg circumference.

 


What is Compression Socks Used for?



3. Functions

1) Restore the lower extremity vein after surgery. Prevent recurrence of varicose veins.

2) Eliminate edema after various operations and promote wound healing.

3) Eliminate the swelling and soreness caused by varicose veins and venous blood flowing disorder of the lower extremities, so that the skin that becomes blackened and hardened gradually turns better, and the ulcer skin heals.

4) Prevent deep venous thrombosis of lower limbs in patients with long-term bed rest.

5) Eliminate lower extremity edema in pregnant women in the third trimester of pregnancy, and prevent varicose veins and deep vein thrombosis in the lower extremities after women's postpartum.

6) Control economy class syndrome for passengers on board.

7) For people who are long standing, sitting, heavy physical labor, it can reduce the lower limbs soreness and prevent varicose veins of the lower extremities.


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