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Why Compression Stockings Could Benefit You

Your Legs Shouldn’t Feel Tired All the Time

 And You Don’t Have to Accept Ugly Varicose / Spider Veins – You Can Do Something About It
 

What You’ll Know by the End of this Report:

  • Why Compression Socks Could Benefit You
  • Who Should Not Use Compression Socks
  • Insurance and Compression Socks – Helpful Information
  •  Tips for Getting the Most Benefit from Compression Socks

“When I wear the stockings, they improve the way my legs feel!"

Who Can Benefit from the Use of Compression Socks?

#1: People with legs that feel fatigued too often. Compression leg wear can also help combat leg swelling. As the pace of life keeps gathering steam, many men and women find that the freshness they need to keep up with their lives is not there when they need it. Compression socks are a good answer for people who don’t want to accept fatigue or swelling as something they “just have to live with.”

#2: People who want to relieve symptoms and slow the progress of varicose veins. Use of compression leg wear is a proven method for combating varicose veins and other venous disorders.  Here is a shocking statistic: It is estimated that more than 80 million Americans suffer from some form of venous disorder. And statistics also show that while 1/3 of Americans over age 45 suffer from vein disease, only 4% are being treated! It is time to close that shameful gap and take vein-related diseases seriously. 

#3: People who sit at desks all day as part of their jobs. The legs are the farthest in your body from the heart. This means that when a person’s activity level is lower, the legs are what suffer the most fatigue and potential medical problems. Please note that standing all day in the same position can lead to similar fatigue and swelling. Sometimes due to job conditions and other factors outside your control, you can’t be as active as you like. Compression socks are a way to re-assert control over how your legs feel.

#4: People who travel a lot. Not only can compression socks keep travelers legs fresher, they also guard against a serious medical condition that in some rare cases is fatal...Deep Vein Thrombosis or more commonly known as DVT.

#5: Pregnant women. Not only can compression socks keep aching legs at bay, but it also can prevent those ugly vein issues.

#6: People who have a medical condition that can be improved by compression stockings. If you have leg problem, particularly involving fatigue or related to veins, ask your doctor if compression socks are part of the solution.

If any of the above sounds like you, take the first step and contact us.

“I wish someone had told me how wonderful compression socks would feel. I am 17 weeks along with twins. Even though I am not yet experiencing a lot of swelling in my feet and legs, the compression trouser socks with a diamond pattern on them are wonderful.“

 "I am a flight attendant and I find that the compression stockings reduce the swelling and aching that I would usually feel in my legs & feet as a result from flying."

Who Should Not Use Compression Socks

If you have any of the following medical conditions, compression leg wear should NOT be used. These include:

  • Advanced arterial disease
  • Uncontrolled congestive heart failure
  • Untreated septic phlebitis
  • And phlegmasia coerulea dolens.

Bottom line: If you have arterial circulation problems, you should always check with your doctor before using compression leg wear.

Insurance and Compression Socks

Many insurance plans will cover compression socks and leg wear under certain conditions.

Here is the step-by-step process to finding out your particular situation:

  • Contact your insurance company and inquire on their policy for compression items. They will tell you if they are covered and how many you may get. Ask about their requirements for getting coverage. Be sure to ask about any deductibles and/or co-pays.
  • Next contact your doctor. Any insurance reimbursement claim must have a valid, qualified prescription signed by your physician.
  • Once you have all this information, come see us for your free consultation. We have enough experience to help you determine your options.

Note: Medicare Plan B will not cover compression stockings in most cases, but your Medicare Secondary plan may.

Five Tips for Getting the Most Benefit from Compression Socks or other compression related leg wear.

Tip 1: Wear your compression socks every day. If you are serious about feeling better and battling varicose veins, it is important to use compression therapy every day.

Tip 2: Put your compression socks on as soon as possible in the morning. This makes them easier to get on and you’ll quickly adjust and find them comfortable to wear all day.

Tip 3: Keep your legs and feet warm. This helps promote good circulation.

Tip 4: If you are stuck in a relatively immobile situation at work or travel situation, get up and move for at least 5 minutes every hour.