Understanding Your Diagnosis

Compression therapy is a key component for management of medical conditions involving lower leg edema as evidenced by lower leg swelling.  Causes of edema include fluid build-up, inflammation, injury, blood clots, heart disease, venous dysfunction, damage to lymph nodes, changes to the lymphatic system, diseases involving the liver or kidneys and pregnancy.

Click the links below to learn more about diagnoses that can benefit from compression therapy.

Click the image to visit the Venous Insufficiency page

Venous Insufficiency

When the venous walls and/or one-way valve in long leg veins do not function properly to direct blood away from the leg and back to…  Read More →

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Venous Stasis Ulcers

Venous Stasis Ulcerations (VSUs) can form as a result of lower leg venous insufficiency.  Venous stasis ulcers typically form in the…  Read More →

Click the image to visit the Edema page

Edema

Edema is described as swelling in due to a build up of fluids in your body’s tissue. Swelling may simply be the result of sitting or standing too long or…  Read More →

Click the image to visit the Lymphedema page

Lymphedema

Lymphedema refers to swelling in part or all of the arm or leg that results from blockage in the lymphatic system. This blockage prevents fluid…  Read More →

Click the image to visit the Venous Insufficiency page

Venous Insufficiency

When the venous walls and/or one-way valve in long leg veins do not function properly to direct blood away from the leg and back to…  Read More →

Click the image to visit the Venous Stasis Ulcer page

Venous Stasis Ulcers

Venous Stasis Ulcerations (VSUs) can form as a result of lower leg venous insufficiency.  Venous stasis ulcers typically form in the…  Read More →

Click the image to visit the Edema page

Edema

Edema is described as swelling in due to a build up of fluids in your body’s tissue. Swelling may simply be the result of sitting or standing too long or…  Read More →

Click the image to visit the Lymphedema page

Lymphedema

Lymphedema refers to swelling in part or all of the arm or leg that results from blockage in the lymphatic system. This blockage prevents fluid…  Read More →