Leg Health is Important and SIGVARIS Can Help
According to the American College of Phlebology, more than 80 million Americans suffer from venous disorders, and many people are often unaware they have a problem. Symptoms include achy legs, early signs of varicose veins, cramps or leg fatigue, leg or foot swelling, spider veins, skin discoloration and leg ulcers.
Healthcare workers, teachers, service men and women, factory workers, business travelers, expecting mothers, athletes, retailers and anyone who stands or sits for long periods of time each day are all groups of people who can often benefit from wearing graduated compression.
One in five working men and women experience leg problems, and it costs U.S. corporations more than 2 million lost workdays every year.
Risk Factors for Venous Disorders Include:
- Age over 40
- Prolonged sitting or standing
- Long distance travel
- Sedentary lifestyle
- Surgery or trauma
- Infectious disease
- Use of hormone medication
Symptoms of Venous Disorders Include:
- Heavy, tire, or achy legs
- Initial signs of varicose veins
- A feeling of tension, cramps, or fatigue in legs
- Swollen ankles or feet
- Spider veins
- Skin discoloration or problems
- Leg Ulcer
Graduated compression socks and hosiery are designed to be tightest at the ankle and decrease in pressure going up the legs. They help minimize the risk of varicose and spider veins and help improve overall circulation.
SIGVARIS offers high-quality graduated compression in many different fabric choices and styles designed to fit any lifestyle. Today, these products look similar to products available in department stores with the added health benefit of graduated compression.