Medical compression socks

50% of the success of treatment is achieved by medical compression socks.

When should you start wearing medical compression socks?

High quality medical compression socks are manufactured with an appointed presure in the region of ankle. The pressure made by the sock helps to maintain normal blood flow, improve results after sclerotherapy and laser surgery, reducing the infection, swelling, pain, scars and pigmentation.

Also attention should be paid to leg veins if swelling can be observed – in the afternoons the ankles are swollen, visible knotted vein clusters, feeling of heaviness, pain and cramps in the night. Compression socks can help deal witht hese problems, because they apply pressure to legs, imroving blood flow from the legs and helps the upwards flow. 

What are compression socks?

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Your benefits:

  • Compression socks can avert swelling in the legs
  • Vein treatments is more effective
  • Lower risk of thrombosis


You can purchase medical compression socks at: interneta veikals


How to choose?

The most important thing – the right choice.

Compression socks can be different. They can be divided by compression levels, also there are a few systems of sizes. This is why choosing the perfect socks or stocking it is needed to consult a specialist, who can measure and find the right option for the patient. If you experienced a leg vein surgery, wearing compression socks during the rehabiliation period is obligatory, however for a successful result the right choice must be made.

Visit our clinic and the doctors of Dr. Mauriņš Vein clinic will measure your leg and will find the proper sock for you. It is important to chose high quality compression socks ot stockings. They are manufactured with applied pressure in the region of ankle, divided into compression levels. The pressure made by socks helps the blood flow move upwards – to the heart.

Frequently asked questions

We advise to our patients to start with changing their lifestyles: avoid situations that provoke varicose vein development, to arrange their day, to think about finding time every hour or every hour and a half to move, arrange the day accordingly to this. We, doctors, believe that activity is better than any procedure, because physical activities help the patient gain health. Another important factor is wearing prophylactic compression socks. A lot of people that we have advised to wear these socks are very thankful and tell us: legs aren’t so heavy anymore and at the end of the day are not swollen. It is very important, because chronic swelling is very dangerous, because it can develop changes in superficial layers of skin, which cannot be treated. Prophylactic is much more effective than treatment applied too late.
During pregnancy it is needed to take care of your leg veins, which is why it is advised to wear compression socks for pregnant women. Frequently women tell that before pregnancy the legs were good looking, during first pregnancy the legs kept swelling and turned not as pleasant looking, during the second pregnancy legs became bigger in size. Unfortunately, there is no one who can tell new mothers, that long term swelling in legs is very harmful. General practitioners and gynecologists should warn women about this – if pregnant women legs are swollen at the end of the day, prophylactic compression sucks must be worn if there are no other health conditions that restrict this.

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