While the term ‘compression therapy’ may at first glance seem incomprehensible or necessary, especially for older people, it is in fact used successfully for both younger and older people, regardless of health condition, gender or age.
But how does this actually work, and in what ways might compression therapy help?
The right solution for both trauma and post-operative recovery
Compression therapy is successfully used for: venous insufficiency, lymphedema, as well as swelling caused by surgery or trauma.
You may have noticed athletes in the gym or on the fitness track
with compression pads
exercising – this is done primarily, for example, to prevent and reduce swelling in the limbs, but also to promote better and faster recovery.
But what does compression actually mean?
In simple terms, it involves applying external pressure to either the whole limb or a specific joint, which improves blood flow to the area.
You don’t have to wait for major problems to wear compression stockings or socks – if you notice varicose veins or red capillaries appearing on the surface of your skin, medical compression stockings are the best way to help, as they stabilise the circulation in a specific area.
A good alternative to knee pads is silicone rubber. compression stockings, which relieve pain in the shin splints and plantar fascia following static loading.
Socks come in a wide range of sizes, making them suitable for men too.
It can also be used for night-time seizures, for example.
Elastic bandages help joints recover
Often, compression therapy is needed to ensure the stability and comfort not of the whole limb, but of a specific joint, whether the aim is to avoid possible injury or to continue training smoothly.
Serving this purpose
They can be used to restore damaged joints and reduce pain caused by various types of inflammation.
The links come in different sizes and are targeted at problem areas such as. ankle joint, elbow and kneeto help relieve pain and discomfort from both rheumatism and arthritis or to protect the joint from possible damage.
The belt provides good support both after surgery and during pregnancy
The same principle is used for the stomach and back.
medical elastic belts
, used for example treatment and prophylaxis of radiculitis, osteochondrosis and nerve inflammation of the waist and sacroiliac region, as well as sports-related injuries.
Post-operative dressings on the other hand, are designed to be used after surgery or injury and help correct spinal instability, thereby improving the wearer’s posture.
Increasingly popular among pregnant women
which reduce the strain on the back and help support the abdomen, especially in the second half of pregnancy.
For stability and comfort, additional fasteners and breathable materials are used to prevent perspiration and allow the skin to breathe normally.
A supportive belt can certainly also be used after childbirth to further support the back’s recovery from overstrain.
- The compression therapy products sold in the Medifum e-shop are manufactured by the Baltic market leader Lauma Medical, which is widely known for its excellent quality.
- All devices used for compression therapy have been designed and improved taking into account suggestions from healthcare professionals and patients.
- The products are manufactured according to new therapies and customer needs, and therefore stand out for their excellent design and high quality materials.
- Find the compression level and size that’s right for you, conveniently.
in our e-shop