New Age Compression Stockings

 In Compounder's Corner

Compression stockings are medical devices with many uses such as the prevention of varicose veins and the reduction or even the elimination of edema. Compression stockings can be worn by anyone experiencing any symptoms from minor swelling and muscle cramping to more severe symptoms. They range from many different strengths depending on a patient’s condition and the severity of symptoms. Even healthy individuals such as athletes can benefit from using compression stockings.


With a competitive market, medical compression stockings have come a long way to keep up with fashion trends and the lifestyles of their users. With many patients who have a variety of lifestyles it certainly is not a one style fits all, thankfully, in the last few years a large selections of styles have made their way to the market. Patients have the option of choosing from standard cotton compression socks, to dress socks, to professional dressy pantyhose, and even sportswear such as ski socks and athletic compression socks. Companies go above and beyond to offer styles to fit every lifestyle, making it much easier for the users to get the best use out of their compression stockings!


Many patients who have extended benefits are able to get their medical compression stockings fully covered with a prescription from their doctor. For questions about coverage you can call your extended health directly and inquire about compression stocking. At Longevity Compounding Pharmacy all of our staff is trained to fit for compression stockings and will take the time to ensure you are getting the appropriate compression stockings for your lifestyle. For questions about products don’t hesitate to contact us at 604-544-7760, or pay us a visit in person at 711 Columbia Street New Westminster, BC.

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