VenaFlex compression products are available in various designs, compression classes and colours and are used, among other things, for the treatment and prevention of venous and lymphatic diseases such as leg vein thrombosis.
Compression stockings enclose the leg from the outside and thus exert targeted pressure on the tissue and the venous blood vessels. This pressure relieves the veins and lymph vessels by reducing the outflow from the blood capillaries into the tissue and compressing venous blood vessels to a smaller diameter so that insufficient venous valves close again and fulfil their function as backflow valves. The external pressure also increases the flow velocity of the blood and facilitates venous return to the heart. The legs can become less swollen because the tissue fluid is absorbed into the veins again and can flow away better.
A compression stocking is made in such a way that the pressure increases from top to bottom, analogous to the tissue pressure due to gravity. The compression is therefore higher in the foot area than in the thigh area.