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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Compression Stockings

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Compression Stockings

| July 28, 2016 | Reply

Traditionally, compression stockings have been used to help increase blood flow in individuals with venous insufficiency and circulatory problems like varicose veins and swelling in their legs, but that has been changing. In the past few years, compression stocking utilization has been on the rise amongst athletes of varying skill and competition level. While they still serve the physiologic purpose of improving venous return and reducing edema, research and experience is showing that compression stockings can help with performance and recovery.

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