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There are many wonderful benefits associated with compression apparel. It’s a common misconception that only athletes benefit from using various types of compression apparel. There are actually several kinds of people who can enjoy the benefits associated with these garments. For instance, this is an ideal investment for those who spend extended periods of time sitting and/or standing. Some women choose to wear these garments to offer back support and pain relief during pregnancy. Of course, athletes will benefit from these products, too.
Affinity Home Medical Equipment in Saint Petersburg, FL is proud to offer a broad range of inventory, including various types of compression apparel. Give us a call or stop by today. Our staff would be happy to answer any questions you might have and help you find the perfect product for your needs.
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If you’re at risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), compression socks are an excellent option for you. DVT is a blood clot found in the leg. When you wear these socks, you prevent swelling in your legs that often leads to DVT. In addition, the pressure that’s created will provide relief for tired legs, sore ankles, varicose veins, venous insufficiency, and more.
Athletes will benefit from wearing compression undergarments while participating in routine exercise or sports. These garments are form-fitting and tend to cover the entire waist, ranging from mid to lower thigh area. This type of apparel is popular among both male and female athletes for improved comfort and to prevent rashes and chafing.
Generally speaking, compression sleeves serve the same purpose as socks but there’s more variety. For example, you can choose from arm sleeves, long-sleeve tops, calf sleeves, and much more. The fabric used in these products is usually a blend of spandex and nylon. It’s helpful to wear these sleeves on the upper body after exercising so you can reduce swelling and inflammation.
If you suffer from arthritis, you should consider investing in compression gloves. The pressure that’s provided is beneficial when you’re experiencing a flare in the joints. This type of compression apparel will effectively reduce pain, swelling, and stiffness in the hands. As a result, you’ll feel more relaxed with this reduction in symptoms.