Compression Garments For Legs And Thighs
Thigh garments and compression garments for legs are a traditional means of providing compression and support to the leg, in helping to manage and treat lymphedema in legs, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and venous insufficiencies, or for simple swelling, tired and aching feet. Thigh high compression stockings for lymphedema in legs are usually worn during the secondary or "maintenance" phase of lymphedema treatment after completion of complete decongestive therapy, or "CDT".
Compression garments for legs and lymphedema stockings for legs are made in a variety of sizes and colors and these upper thigh compression garments are especially designed to fit the various anatomical structures of the leg.
Compression garments for thighs and lymphedema stockings for legs are rated as to the amount of compression they apply, and when selecting your thigh garment, it is important to choose the correct compression level that is required. Compression is measured in units referred to as millimeters of mercury or "mmHg", and should selected for treatment as follows.
While thigh high compression stockings for lymphedema in legs may be difficult to put on and take off, there are an array of compression garment donning and doffing aids which will help you to easily wear them. When you purchase compression garments for legs, be sure to protect your investment by keeping them clean by using garment care products that are specially formulated for use with your compression garments for thighs.