Premium Medical-Grade
Compression Socks & Stockings

Compression socks and stockings are specialized garments designed for a critical purpose: to apply gentle pressure to your legs and ankles, promoting blood flow from your legs to your heart. These garments are a cornerstone in preventive and therapeutic health care, significantly aiding in circulation and reducing the risk of swelling and varicose veins.

Unlike regular socks and stockings, which are primarily designed for warmth and style, compression socks and stockings are engineered with medical precision. They provide gradient compression, which means the level of compression is highest at the ankle and gradually decreases towards the knee or thigh. This design is essential for stimulating blood flow, helping to prevent blood pooling in the leg veins, thereby reducing the likelihood of swelling and clot formation.

The materials used in compression socks and stockings are also more robust and elastic than those found in regular hosiery. This elasticity applies consistent pressure on the muscles and blood vessels of the legs, which supports the veins and promotes the flow of blood back to the heart. The pressure these garments provide also supports the lymphatic system, aiding in fluid balance and reducing edema.

Why Choose Medical-Grade Compression Socks and Stockings?

Medical-grade compression garments, like those available at Care-Med Ltd, are specifically engineered with precise compression levels, measured in mmHg, ensuring that they meet individual health requirements. This precision is absent in non-medical grade products, often labeled as ‘support socks’ or ‘travel socks’, which offer generalized pressure that may not adequately address specific therapeutic needs.

Medical-grade options provide a broader spectrum of customization, offering a variety of sizes, styles, and compression levels to cater to different body types and medical conditions. This level of customization is typically not available in non-medical grade products, which often adopt a one-size-fits-all approach. Moreover, medical-grade compression wear undergoes rigorous clinical testing and often receives approval from health authorities, ensuring they are based on scientific research and safe for managing specific health conditions.

At Care-Med Ltd, our focus on providing high-quality, medical-grade compression options ensures our clients receive products that are not only comfortable but also therapeutically effective. Our commitment to excellence guarantees that you receive the best care for your circulatory health, making your investment in medical-grade compression wear both safe and beneficial.

Donning a Medical Compression Stocking

Compression Benefits:

  • Improved blood circulation

  • Reduced swelling and edema

  • Prevention of blood clots

  • Reduced leg fatigue and discomfort

  • Faster recovery after exercise

  • Improved athletic performance

Benefits of Compression Garments

The science of compression therapy is a testament to the importance of maintaining healthy circulation. At Care-Med Ltd, we harness this science to offer you a range of compression socks and stockings, providing not just comfort but also a vital contribution to your overall circulatory health.

By enhancing venous return, compression socks and stockings ensure a more efficient flow of blood and oxygen to the muscles. This can help reduce the risk of blood clots and deep vein thrombosis (DVT).

The compression helps prevent the buildup of fluid in the leg tissue, reducing swelling and the discomfort associated with edema.

Regular use of these garments can alleviate the symptoms associated with varicose veins, such as aching, heaviness, and fatigue in the legs.

For individuals at risk of venous disorders, compression socks and stockings are a proactive measure to maintain leg health, particularly during long periods of immobility like long flights or sedentary office work.

Athletes and individuals recovering from certain surgeries may find that compression therapy aids in faster recovery by reducing muscle soreness and fatigue.

Finding Your Perfect Fit

Choosing the right compression socks or stockings is vital to ensure maximum benefit and comfort. At Care-Med Ltd, we understand the intricacies involved in this selection process.

Care-Med Ltd is a Certified Compression Garment Specialist

Care-Med Ltd is an approved ADP and ODSP fitter and compression garment specialist, providing personalized consultations. We offer a wide range of options and designs from Bauerfeind, Jobst, and Medi brands. During the appointment, they will take the time to accurately measure and assess your needs while educating you on the appropriate usage and maintenance of compression socks.

Compression Garments

Brands We Carry

Essentially, a fitting specialist ensures that you get a garment that is particular to your specific needs.

Medical Compression Therapy for Poor Circulation, Lipedema & Lym phedema
LIPOELASTIC Premium post-surgical compression
Lohmann & Rauscher
Sigvaris compression solutions
Fast’n Go Hybrid Bandaging
medi World of Compression
Solidea: Graduated compression stockings and Support hosiery
JOBST Medical Compression