Compression therapy uses the technique of controlled pressure to increase blood flow in the legs. It helps improve blood flow towards the heart, supports the veins, and reduces swelling in the lower extremities. Compression therapy can help people enhance their quality of life. It is an effective form of treatment for a variety of medical conditions:
Compression therapy is also used by athletes to reduce swelling and prevent inflammation after activity. Compression sleeves, stockings, and other devices can alleviate pain, reduce the risk of clotting, and promote active recovery.