Indications & Compression Levels

Compression Levels      Clinical Indications
Circular Knit
12-16 mmHg
15-20 mmHg
  • aching/fatigued legs
  • mild varicosities
  • prophylaxis during pregnancy
  • post sclerotherapy
  • mild edema of ankle and foot
Circular Knit
20-30 mmHg
Flat Knit
18-21 mmHg
  • aching/fatigued legs
  • prophylaxis during pregnancy
  • heredity tendency toward Varicose veins
  • mild lymphedema
  • prevention/recurrence of venous ulcers
  • mild venous insufficiency
  • moderate varicosities
  • post sclerotherapy
  • burn scar management
  • DVT prevention
Circular Knit
30-40 mmHg
Flat Knit
23-32 mmHg
  • chronic venous insufficiency
  • severe varicosities
  • post surgical
  • post-phlebectomy
  • burn scar management
  • moderate lymphedema
  • prevention/recurrence of venous ulcers
  • management of active venous ulcers
  • moderate and post traumatic edema
  • post sclerotherapy
  • pronounced varicosities during pregnancy
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • prevention of DVT/post thrombotic syndrome
Circular Knit
40-50 mmHg
Flat Knit
34-46 mmHg
  • management of active venous ulcers
  • severe chronic venous insufficiency
  • severe tendency toward
  • severe lymphedema
Flat Knit
50+ mmHg
  • severe post-thrombotic conditions
  • severe lymphedema
  • elephantiasis
Contraindications:
  • open or untreated ulcers
  • acute thrombophlebitis
  • arterial disease
  • uncontrolled congestive heart failure
  • weeping dermatosis
  • acute dermatitis
  • intermittent claudication