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Compression Levels for Compression Socks

There are 4 main compression levels which are measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg). The higher the numbers, the higher the compression.

8-15 mmHg

[Mild Compression]

15-20 mmHg

[Moderate Compression]

20-30 mmHg

[Firm Compression]

30-40 mmHg

[Extra Firm Compression]

Provides relief and minimizes tired and achy legs. For the prevention and relief of minor to moderate varicose and spider veins. Helps prevent and relieve moderate to severe varicose veins (also during pregnancy). Helps prevent and relieve severe varicose veins.
Prevents fatigued legs from long periods of sitting or standing. Helps relieve tired, aching legs, and minor swelling of feet, ankles, and legs. For post-surgical and post-sclerotherapy treatment to help prevent the reappearance of varicose and spider veins. Used in the treatment of severe edema and lymphedema.
Helps relieve minor swelling of feet, ankles, and legs. During pregnancy, helps prevent varicose veins and spider veins. Helps in treatment of moderate to severe edema or lymphatic edema. Used in post-surgical and post-sclerotherapy treatment to help prevent the reappearance of varicose and spider veins.
During pregnancy, helps prevent the formation of varicose and spider veins. Helps prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT), also known as economy class syndrome. Helps with the management of active ulcers and manifestations of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS). Helps reduce symptoms of Orthostatic Hypotension and Postural Hypotension
Helps maintain healthy, energized legs. Used in post-sclerotherapy treatment to help prevent the reappearance of varicose veins and spider veins. Helps relieve superficial thrombophlebitis. For the management of Venous Ulcers and manifestations of Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS).
  Ideal compression level used for those traveling long distances. Helps prevent orthostatic hypotension (sudden fall in blood pressure when standing). Prevents deep vein thrombosis (DVT), also known as economy class syndrome.
    Helps prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT), also known as economy class syndrome.  

This information should not be construed as medical advice. PLEASE ask your doctor or therapist which compression level you should wear.

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