Benefits of Nighttime Compression

Nighttime compression garments are a traditional means of providing compression and support during the nighttime, but even during periods of low activity to help manage and treat Lymphedema, edema and venous conditions. These garments exert less compression than daytime garments, and the foam helps to gently break up tissue fibrosis. Some patients are surprised to…

The best compression for boots

It’s officially winter, which means the days are short and it’s getting colder and colder.  We’re probably all wearing some form of winter boots to beat the elements outside and help stay warm. If compression is a part of your daily life, it can be difficult to know what compression sock is best suited for…

Lymphedema maintenance simplified with new foam sleeve.

WHITSETT, N.C., June 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Medical device manufacturer medi® USA announced the launch of the new circaid® profile foam sleeve for lymphedema management at-home. The circaid profile foam sleeve is an alternative or supplement to nighttime and home-care bandaging applications that applies gradient compression to the effected limb or limbs. Engineered with first-use foam for…

circaid® profile

circaid®: Inspired by nature The idea and development of circaid products are founded upon the giraffe. The founder, Frank Shaw, created the first inelastic compression device based upon the anatomy of the giraffe leg. In contrast to humans, the skin of giraffes does not expand on the legs. Due to the high density of inelastic…

Nighttime Compression Garments

Lymphedema compression therapy at night If you use compression therapy to help manage your lymphedema, you have probably experienced fluctuations in your swelling during resting hours. It may seem like there aren’t many options for compression wear at night. Your normal elastic compression garments, while great for daytime wear, aren’t appropriate for sleep because they…

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