Tired, Aching Legs? Swollen Ankles? Varicose Veins?
We all want to enjoy healthy and active lives but with all the tasks of work and family, we may forget about maintaining the health of our legs.
Problems with the veins of the leg occur in both men and women of all ages but certain factors increase the risk of venous problems. Health conditions, lifestyle habits, heredity, injury, surgery, age, and pregnancy all play a role.
While you are unable to control heredity, age, surgery and changes during pregnancy, you can improve lifestyle factors through exercise, good posture, avoiding inactivity, choosing good fitting clothing and footwear, and wearing gradient compression hosiery that is right for you.
The staff at the West Toronto Foot & Ankle Clinic are certified compression fitters and distributors of the two most popular companies in compression therapy:
To learn more about circulatory systems of the lower limbs, and the important role compression therapy plays in maintaining good health, please click here.