- Compression Levels for Compression Socks
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.
[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.