How to choose the right compression garment size

Choosing the correct size of compression garments is an important step to achieve maximum effectiveness and comfort during treatment or health maintenance. In this article we will look at how to choose the right compression garment size for different needs.

Step 1: Measure yourself

The first step when choosing compression garments is to measure your body correctly. You will need a soft measuring tape or tape measure. Here are the main measurements:

  1. Thigh circumference : Measure the hip circumference at its widest point.

  2. Waist : Measure around your waist, which is just above your navel.

  3. Lower Thigh Circumference : Measure your hip circumference below your buttocks, at the fullest part of your thigh.

  4. Leg length : Measure the length of your leg from the heel to the top of the thigh.

Step 2: Determine your size

After taking measurements, use the size chart provided by the compression garment manufacturer to determine your size. It is important to pay attention to the sizing instructions provided by the individual manufacturer, as sizing charts may vary.

Step 3: Consider the compression ratio

In addition to the base size, you need to decide how much compression you require. Depending on your condition or medical advice, compression garments may have different levels of compression. You need to make sure that the size you choose also matches the amount of compression you need.

Step 4: Try Before You Buy

If possible, try on compression garments before purchasing. This will help ensure that it fits and fits you comfortably. Pay attention to the sensations, for example, the underwear should not be too tight and not cause discomfort.

Step 5: Follow your doctor's recommendations

It is also important to consult a doctor or specialist for recommendations on choosing compression garments. They can provide specific recommendations regarding size, compression, and brand.

Don't forget that the right compression garments help improve blood circulation, reduce swelling and keep you healthy. If you have any doubts or questions, always consult your doctor.

For more detailed information and selection of compression garments, you can visit the elestra website here or contact us by phone +7 (936) 666-49-11.

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