During your pregnancy, many hormonal changes occur in your body. These hormonal changes can have a profound effect on your veins. When the volume of blood begins to increase to nurture your developing baby, greater amounts of blood can stretch your veins and damage the valves. This can cause a number of venous and circulatory problems:
Because venous disorders are extremely common, just like high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes, it is estimated that 20% of men and 30% of women suffer from some form of veinous disorder in their lifetime.
Although venous disorders are very complex medical conditions, educating yourself on the risk factors associated with venous disorders will better decrease your chances of ending up with a venous disorder later in life or learn to properly manage it if you do have a venous disorder now.
There are 5 conditions that you need to be aware of if you have any type of venous disorder. If you do have one of the 5 listed, compression stockings may be a good fit for you. They include:
There are many different styles of knee bracing available from different companies but it is narrowing down the right fit for you. I have found that the Townsend knee braces are top notch in their category for support and comfort and I have found 5 styles that I am happy to work with. These braces range from custom fit to pre-fabricated, supporting knee OA and ligament strains.
Here is my list of knee braces I find have worked the best and have been very successful:
Venous disorders are extremely common, just like high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. It is estimated that 20% of men and 30% of women suffer from some form of veinous disorder in their lifetime.
Although venous disorders are very complex medical conditions, I hope that I can simplify these conditions so you can understand what causes it and how it can be managed.
Within our lower limb, our feet and ankles are less than have of the equation. In some cases a clients underlaying problem may not be from the feet up. The problem may be from the lower back, hips or knees down.
Last year, I made the decision to work with a company that specializes in the fabrication of custom and pre-fabricated knee braces to offer a more complete treatment plan.
Back in 2009, I decided to expand my services and train myself to provide compression stockings. I found that many of my clients had a combination of foot and lower limb pain along with some form of vascular deficiencies - not everyone but in many cases they did go hand in hand.
I teamed up with JOBST compression stockings to provide their brand of compressio stockings that accommodate any type of lifestyle. Whether you lead an active life or need a pair for work purposes, JOBST has a line of stockings that will give you the support you need and style you are looking for to meet your leg health needs.
Here is a list of stockings that I can offer you: