15-20 mmHg medical legwear is perfect for travel, or if you have to sit or stand for long stretches of time throughout the day. This compression level is often recommended during pregnancy. 15-20mmHg offers relief from minor swelling and varicose veins. Compression socks with 15-20 mmHg are perfect for men or women. Athletic compression socks from Sigvaris and Mediven come with a compression gradient of 15-20 mmHg. These compression support socks are designed to improve athletic recovery and performance. Athletic compression socks help flush out lactic acid that builds up in the leg muscles, along with relieving tired, achy legs and muscle soreness. Anti-embolism stockings help users who suffer from Deep Vein Thrombosis and help you live with a more comfortable life. Anti-embolism stockings like TED stockings improve blood flow throughout your legs and prevent clotting. Both men and women benefit from anti-embolism stockings, which not only improve circulation, but relieve pain and energize your legs.
We also carry other levels of compression in our medical supply store. 8-15 mmHg compression socks offer mild support. They provide relief and minimize tired and achy legs. 8-15 mmHg stockings prevent fatigue from long periods of sitting or standing, relieve minor swelling and during pregnancy, help prevent the formation of varicose and spider veins. 8-15 mmHg compression socks help maintain healthy and energized legs. 20-30 mmHg socks help prevent and relieve moderate to severe varicose veins. These firm compression socks are ideal for post-surgical and post-sclerotherapy treatment to help prevent the reappearance of varicose veins and spider veins. They also help treat moderate to severe edema or lymphatic edema.
Compression socks in 30-40 mmHg help prevent DVT and reduce symptoms from orthostatic hypotension, postural hypotension and also used to treat severe edema or lymphedema. 30-40 mmHg socks are considered medical legwear and are typically recommended by a doctor.