Compression Therapy 2017-05-25T05:52:23+00:00

Love Your Legs Again with Compression Therapy Stockings!

Your Veins do a lot for you. They carry Blood from all over your Body directly to your Heart. Most people don’t give much thought to the Health of their Veins, but there are number of Vein-related health problems that can develop with age. The Veins in your legs are especially vulnerable to Vein disease and deterioration. Keep reading to find out how Orthotics and Compression Therapy can help you keep your Legs looking healthy, young and strong.

What is Compression Therapy?

Compression Therapy is a type of Orthotic Therapy that involves wearing specially designed Socks or Stockings to increase Blood flow in your legs. Compression Stockings work by giving your Veins the added Support they need to prevent the Blood in your Leg Veins from Pooling and causing Swelling. Socks or Stockings prescribed for Compression Therapy are usually worn during the day and then removed at night.

When Might You Need Compression Therapy?

Compression Stockings help to improve the Circulation in your Legs. Improving your Blood Flow helps to reduce Swelling and the likelihood of Blood Clots. There are several situations in which you might need to use Compression Therapy to manage existing symptoms and prevent further complications. If you suffer from any of the following your Doctor might refer you to a Foot Care Specialist like one of the Chiropodists at The Foot Clinic in Toronto:
  • Varicose Veins.
  • Spider Veins.
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).
  • Lug ulcers.
  • Diabetes.
  • Pregnancy.
You may also need Compression Therapy if you are planning on traveling for an extended period of time. Air travel can cause Swelling in the Legs and can worsen Pre-existing Venous Conditions. Come and see us so that one of our Foot specialists will fit you for a pair of Stockings or Socks to help you manage Aching, Swelling and/or Blood Clots in your Legs without the use of prescription medicine.

What are the Different Options for Compression Therapy?

If your Doctor recommends Compression Stockings, you will need to visit a trusted Orthotics Specialist in Toronto like The Foot Clinic. Compression Stockings and Socks vary in terms of:
  • Pressures.
  • Lengths.
  • Size.
  • Colours and styles.
One of the Orthotics Specialists at The Foot Clinic will measure and fit you for the right length and Circumference. Proper measurement is essential to ensure that you maximize the results of your Compression Therapy. Compression Therapy is an effective and drug-free way to keep the Veins in your Legs Healthy and Strong.

The Foot Clinic has been adding bounce to Toronto’s step since 1987. Based in Toronto, our Clinic services Etobicoke, Richmond Hill, North York, Thornhill and the entire Greater Toronto Area. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about the wide array of Professional Foot Care services we offer.