Legs that are constantly throbbing and sore can be a distraction for the business at hand. Poor circulation of blood flow in the legs is due to a variety of ailments. Varicose veins, phlebitis, deep vein thrombosis, and pregnancy, are a few of the conditions that can provoke the venous walls, causing heavy, aching legs. By placing the recommended degree of pressure on the veins and venous walls, blood is able to flow easier, thus reducing the discomfort.
Compression stockings have made vast improvements in treatment of individual cases, in the past few years. The designs have also become less obvious in nature, actually mimicking regular generic stockings. Panty hose, thigh-high, knee-high, and socks are stylish, and unbeknownst to the observer, perfectly prescribed for individual needs. Seasonal colors, with the exact degree of compression, make functioning in normal day activities, simple.
Only a medical specialist knows the amount of compression that is needed for each case. Fortunately, therapy stockings no longer have to be hidden. Comfort and style have emerged because it is important that affected people, with poor circulation, keep moving. Medical leg wear also needs to be breathable, soft and comfortable. New technology has made great moves in providing materials and compression for those that once suffered from the agony of leg pain. Freedom, design and comfort, are now found in unique knitting techniques, contoured shapes, and the exact degree of compression for each individual case.