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Blog by Vancouver Orthotics, Hycroft Medical Building (114-3195 Granville St @ 16th Ave) | May 11th, 2010

THERAFIRM - Therapeutic Gradient Compression Hosiery

Now available at Hycroft Chiropractic & Massage in Vancouver, 604-733-7744.

True Gradient Compression

THERAFIRM's gradient compression hsiery delivers a controlled amount of pressure which is greatest at the ankle and gradually decreases towards the top of the stocking to promote better blood flow and assist in preventing sweling and varicose veins. Our gradient compression hosiery meets all applicable standars of quality and medical accuracy.

They are comfortable and cool. All THERAFIRM products are soft, cool and comfortable for all day way.

What does gradient compression hosiery do?

Medical gradient compression
stockings improve venous and
lymphatic blood flow. THERAFIRM®
stockings are designed to deliver
a controlled amount of pressure
which is greatest at the ankle of the
garment and gradually decreases
towards the top of the stocking. This
gradient pressure promotes better
venous blood flow which in turn helps
to control swelling, varicosities, leg
fatigue and other problematic leg

Who should wear gradient compression hosiery?
People who have or are experiencing any of the following conditions can
benefit from wearing gradient compression hosiery:
• Tired, aching, fatigued legs
• Swollen feet, ankles, and legs
• People who stand or sit for long periods
• Chronic venous insufficiency
• Moderate to severe varicose veins
• Expectant mothers
• Schlerotherapy
• Lymphedema
• Overweight
• Family history of venous leg disorders
Additionally, many individuals without the preceding conditions simply
appreciate wearing our gradient compression hosiery. Most people love the
way they make their legs feel. Always consult with your physician before
wearing compression stockings.


Designed to help relieve:
– tired, aching, fatigued legs
– minor ankle and leg swelling
– minor varicosities
– minor varicosities during pregnancy

Designed to help relieve:
– moderate ankle and leg swelling
– moderate varicosities
– post-schlerotherapy applications
– moderate ankle or leg swelling and
varicosities during pregnancy


Designed to help relieve:
– moderate to severe ankle and leg
– moderate to severe varicosities
– lymphedema