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Compression Therapy

Compression therapy in peripheral artery disease: a literature review

A scoping literature review on PubMed was conducted between January–May 2021 with combinations of the following key terms: ‘compression therapy’; ‘peripheral artery disease’; ‘critical limb...

S.T.R.I.D.E. Professional Guide to Compression Garment Selection for the Lower Extremity

S.T.R.I.D.E helps clinicians make the right garment choice for the right patient to achieve the right outcome.

Empowering patient self-management through tailored compression garment regimens

The management of lymphoedema is based around the four treatment components of skin care, exercise, lymphatic drainage (massage) and compression. Compression promotes drainage of lymph by increasing...


Stage O: latency stage. A subclinical state where swelling is not evident despite impaired lymph transport. Reversible.

Chronic venous insufficiency: a comprehensive review of management

A comprehensive literature review of medical textbooks and journals was undertaken. Chapters and articles discussing the pathophysiology of CVI and its sequelae were included. A PubMed search of...

Multicomponent compression system use in patients with chronic venous insufficiency: a real-life prospective study

Real-life data on the treatment of patients with CVI are still quite scarce in the literature, notably regarding the compression treatment of venous oedema, or patients' perception and acceptability...