How Do I Know Which Level of Compression Is Right For Me?

How Do I Know Which Level of Compression is Right For Me?

With all of the compression levels available, how do you know which one is right for you?

This is perhaps one of the most common questions people have when they consider wearing compression legwear for the first time.

First and foremost, you should always consult your doctor of other health care provider when it comes to what level of compression you should wear.

Fortunately, you can also check out this simple breakdown of the different compression levels and learn who they may benefit the most:



We recommend 10-15 mmHg “Light Support” for those who  . . .

          Don’t have any medical conditions and just simply like the way compression feels as opposed to regular cotton socks.

          Want to energize tired legs and feet

          Want to promote better circulation in their legs

          Have minor aches or slightly swollen legs and feet

Browse GOGO by Therafirm 10-15 mmHg products

Browse 10-15 mmHg Therafirm products for Men and Women



We recommend 15-20 mmHg “Mild Support” for those who . . .

          Experience tired, aching or fatigued legs

          Have minor ankle and or leg swelling

Browse Therafirm 15-20 mmHg products for Men and Women



We recommend 18mmHg Anti-Embolism Support for those who . . .

          Are subject to immobility and therefore predisposed to developing conditions like edema or deep vein thrombosis

          Are subject to immobility and therefore are predisposed to leg discomfort

Browse Therafirm 18 mmHg Anti-Embolism products



We recommend 20-30 mmHg “Moderate Support” for those who . . .

          Have moderate ankle and leg swelling

          Are pregnant and want to reduce leg swelling

          Have medical conditions as recommended by their physician

Browse Preggers by Therafirm 20-30 mmHg products



We recommend 30-40 mmHg “Firm Support” for those who . . .

          Experience moderate to severe ankle and leg swelling

          Have medical conditions and this level of support is recommended by his/her physician

Browse 30-40 mmHg Therafirm products



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*This is only general information and is not meant for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical conditions. Always consult your physician or other health care provider about all health concerns, conditions, and recommended treatments.



By Jenna Baker. Jenna on Google+

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