Compression level 1

15–20 mmHg
  • Mildly painful, heavy and tired legs
  • Support and comfort when standing or sitting for long periods
  • Support for general health and energy
  • For improved circulation, especially in the legs
  • Additional support on active days when you work hard or take a trip
  • These products may help during pregnancy to prevent varicose veins and reticular veins

Compression level 2

20–30 mmHg
the most frequent compression level prescribed by doctors
  • For varicose veins with mild tendency to oedema
  • For varicose veins during pregnancy
  • After a varicose vein treatment with surgery such as sclerotherapy and phlebectomy
  • For the treatment of orthostatic/postural hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • For deep vein thrombosis
  • For post-thrombotic syndrome
  • For healed leg ulcers

Compression level 3

30–40 mmHg
  • For moderate venous oedema and lymphoedema
  • For lipoedema
  • Used after broken bones and orthopaedic operations
  • Used for the treatment of skin changes with healed ulcers

When should I consider wearing compression stockings and consult a doctor?

  • Pregnancy
  • Chronically swollen, painful or tired legs
  • Poor circulation in the legs
  • Varicose veins or venous leg ulcers
  • A known risk of blood clots, especially in the legs
  • History or family history of deep vein thrombosis
  • Long confinement to bed, for example after an operation
  • Prevention: It makes good sense to wear compression stockings to fix a small problem before it becomes a big one.

When is caution required with compression stockings?

  • Arterial insufficiency, intermittent claudication, ischaemia
  • Uncontrolled congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Acute dermatitis, weeping dermatosis, cutaneous sepsis
  • Signs of an infection in the legs

There may also be other reasons. Schedule your appointment today to discuss your options based on your medical history and lifestyle!

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