EdemaWear A Comfortable Solution


Do you have patients who cannot tolerate compression stockings? Possibly, they feel claustrophobic or trapped in their compression. In addition, their skin may be too sensitive. Therefore, the compression garment drives them a bit crazy. Have you ever had this experience? Has your patient ever complained to you about their compression in this way? If so, I might have a comfortable solution for you and your patients, EdemaWear: a mild compression stockinette with a unique weave and compression levels ranging from 15-20 mmHg. Continue reading

Why The Compression Closet?

WHY THE COMPRESSION CLOSET?Why The Compression Closet?

I recently had the privilege to participate in an educational workshop by Lymphedema Seminars. This organization provides continuing education seminars for lymphedema therapists. I’ve worked with Karen Ashforth, a lymphedema therapist for several years, who was one of the presenters. Part of her presentation included companies and why she worked with them. I’m happy to report The Compression Closet was listed as one of those companies. Karen shared why she chose The Compression Closet and what set us apart from other companies. I want to share some of her thoughts with you, if I may. Continue reading

Simplifying Compression for Lymphedema


lymphedemaPurchasing compression garments can be very confusing and a bit overwhelming at times. Should you choose custom or over-the-counter stockings? How about a compression wrap garment or a nighttime garment? Different compression levels, lengths, open toe, closed toe, silicone band, and umpteen different manufacturers. Too many choices, too confusing – does it need to be? We don’t think so! So we decided simplifying compression for lymphedema would be one of our priorities. Continue reading