Compression

There are two must-haves for providers specializing in compression: a wide range of custom product options for customers and product expertise that can guide a patient toward the right sock or sleeve. A balanced combination of the two will bring in lifelong customers whose reorders can help an HME provider survive rough waters, including the tight economic times during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Because the compression market caters to both patients with chronic conditions and people who work long hours on their feet, there are many opportunities for providers to connect with customers through a wide range of products and services. Patient populations typically seeking compression include diabetics, lymphedema patients and elderly people with venous diseases. In addition, workers and athletes are seeking lighter compression hosiery and sleeves so they can boost circulation in their extremities and diminish swelling.

This burgeoning customer base explains why providers must consistently update their compression garment offerings with a variety of sizes, colors and styles. Beyond focusing on expanding retail sales, providers should also look to develop their expertise through compression fitter classes and online training with manufacturers so patients keep coming back for more products that give them consistent results.

Providers also have the opportunity to try new technology options that measure customers with minimal contact involved – a potentially crucial tool during an era where close contact with vulnerable patients may not be possible for months to come. To learn more about the latest products and services available on the compression market, read the sampling provided below.


Sigvaris Inc.

Comprefit Standard Calf & Foot

Comprefit Standard Calf & Foot

Lower limb garment strap system offers high range of adjustability for custom fit

  • Compression system for foot and calf comes with garment strap system that gives it high range of adjustability for accurate fit.
  • Overlapping bands mimic bandaging technique that allows for fluctuations in limb fluid volume.
  • Back spin of garment provides support and ensures firm, secure fit.
  • (800) 322-7744

Juzo Inc.

SoftCompress Arm Liner

SoftCompress Arm Liner

Liner serves as treatment aid for edema, prevents soft tissue fibrosis

  • Liners worn under bandages, compression wraps or garments can be used as effective treatment aid for edema.
  • Vertically stitched foam channels create differences in pressure, promoting lymph drainage and preventing soft tissue fibrosis.
  • Has machine washable material and saves time when applying bandaging.
  • (800) 222-4999

ITA-MED Co.

ITA-MED Style H-500 Anti-Embolism Thigh Highs

ITA-MED Style H-500 Anti-Embolism Thigh Highs

Anti-embolism stockings manage symptoms for post-operation, elderly patients

  • Light compression anti-embolism stockings help manage symptoms for bedridden patients undergoing surgical operations, particularly in elderly, neurological or polytraumatized patients.
  • Reduce possibility of venous stasis, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
  • Made with soft, gentle microfiber material makes for daily comfortable wear.
  • (888) 948-2633

Dr. Comfort

Merry-Jane Diabetic Support Sock

Merry-Jane Diabetic Support Sock

Diabetic socks feature nano bamboo charcoal fiber padding for comfort

  • Company specializing in diabetic footwear sells wide variety of socks for men and women’s preferences, specifically catering to styles like no-show and dress socks.
  • Nano bamboo charcoal fiber padding included in heel and forefoot for maximum comfort.
  • Y toe gores eliminates bunching, with ankle socks providing light arch support and durable cuff in variety of colors.
  • (877) 352-7833

Alex Orthopedic

Opaque Knee High for Him & Her Socks

Opaque Knee High for Him & Her Socks

Distinct 'his and hers' styles available for wide range of compression patients

  • Manufacturer offers distinct styles of socks for compression customers: Alex For Him, Alex For Him & Her, and Alex For Her.
  • Styles range from thigh-high and pantyhose to knee-high and trouser socks with compression ranges from 15-20 MmHg to 30-40 MmHg.
  • Accessories can include SockAid, which helps patients put on socks and stockings without bending over.
  • (972) 641-9680

medi USA

medi vision

medi vision

Custom fitting software minimizes contact, ensures accurate fit

  • Software blends digital scanning, encryption and B2B technologies to create first fully integrated patient measuring experience.
  • Minimal contact custom fitting process eliminates pulling and prodding of tape measurements and is fully mobile.
  • Ordering garments is made easier with 3-D image created during consultation.
  • (800) 633-6334

Sigvaris Inc.

EVERSHEER

EVERSHEER

EVERSHEER combines fashion and compression

Compression hosiery does not typically go well with business or formal dress. EVERSHEER, however, offers medical graduated compression hosiery that is both fashionable and comfortable. EVERSHEER comes in seven different colors: Dark Navy, Natural, Sun Tan, Café, Mocha, Nightshade and Black. New colors Toasted Almond and Warm Sand will be available in September. This hosiery is ideally suited for pre- and post- vein treatment with minimal edema patients who prefer fashionable options.

  • (800) 322-7744

Juzo Inc.

Juzo Compression Wrap

Juzo Compression Wrap

Compression wrap gives versatile options

  • Features short stretch for greater resistance against muscle contraction.
  • Gap resistant with special notches to resist gapping and bulk.
  • Removable hook fastener makes the wrap safe for machine washing and drying and makes it reversible by moving hook and loop fastener to the opposite side of the garment.
  • (800) 222-4999

ITA-MED Co.

GABRIALLA Style PMS-805 Post-mastectomy Compression Arm Sleeve

GABRIALLA Style PMS-805 Post-mastectomy Compression Arm Sleeve

Sleeve helps post-mastectomy patients heal

  • Doctors recommend graduated compression to promote faster healing post-mastectomy.
  • Fits the right or left hand and arm, providing a firm compression of 20-30 mmHg.
  • Provides coverage from palm to shoulder and includes a shoulder strap for better support and increased comfort.
  • (888) 948-2633

ITA-MED Co.

MAXAR Style MUS-415 Rejuvenating Unisex Compression Support Socks

MAXAR Style MUS-415 Rejuvenating Unisex Compression Support Socks

Compression socks help legs keep looking their best

  • Designed and engineered with 23 percent milk protein fiber and graduated compression of 20-22 mmHg
  • 18 amino acids provide natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effect, and hose help moisturize skin and keep it looking healthy.
  • Improve circulation, reduces swelling and lower legs pain, and helps prevent varicose veins and DVT (blood clots).
  • (888) 948-2633

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