Compression Stockings for Men and Women at Our Toronto Clinic

At Core Wellness Centre, we understand the importance of embracing natural solutions to better health, which is why we’re excited to offer compression stockings for men and women at our Toronto Clinic.

Poor circulation and many different physical conditions can be treated with compression stockings and compression socks and stockings for nurses, healthcare workers and workers spending most of the working day on their feet.


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Compression Stockings As a Treatment Option

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Poor circulation can result in weakness in the legs, sores that don’t heal, swelling and coldness of the limbs or chest pain.

Compression Stockings are a treatment that is non-invasive and non chemical to help alleviate these problems.

Compression stockings may look like a regular pair of stockings, but they are made from a much stronger material, and are designed to exert pressure on the lower leg, ankles and feet.

This pressure on the exterior veins causes the blood to flow more rapidly promoting better circulation.

How Compression Stockings Work

Blood tends to pool in the feet as they are the lowest point in the body, and this increased circulatory rate helps to send more of that blood back into the heart and through the rest of the body.

Buying Compression Stockings in Toronto are especially applicable to women during pregnancy, as stress from the added weight, as well as other factors, can cause some of the aforementioned problems. Compression stockings are ideal in this case, as with a pregnant mother, you want to use as little medication as possible.

Varicose veins, tired leg muscles, phlebitis and other common circulatory problems can be treated by the use of compression stockings. As they are a completely natural way to handle these problems, many chiropractors are recommending them to their patients in addition to any other chiropractic remedies. Compression stockings along with standard chiropractic care can help resolve a number of health issues in patients. 

The Benefits of Compression Stockings

For anyone struggling with poor circulation and various physical conditions, compression stockings offer a number of benefits:

These exert gentle pressure on the legs, helping to improve blood flow and alleviate pain. Here are some of the key advantages of incorporating compression stockings into your daily routine:

Improved Circulation

By applying graduated pressure to the legs, compression stockings aid in the circulation of blood back to the heart, reducing the risk of blood clots and preventing swelling in the lower extremities.

Reduced Swelling and Edema

Individuals who suffer from edema, or fluid retention in the legs and feet, can benefit greatly from wearing compression stockings. The compression helps to promote the drainage of excess fluid, leading to a reduction in swelling and discomfort.

Improved Comfort and Support

Compression stockings provide firm yet comfortable support for the legs, making them ideal for individuals who spend long hours on their feet. Whether you’re a nurse, healthcare worker, or someone with an active lifestyle, compression stockings can help alleviate fatigue and promote better circulation throughout the day.

Prevention of Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are a common issue caused by weakened vein walls and faulty valves, resulting in the pooling of blood in the legs. Compression stockings help to improve vein function and prevent the development of varicose veins by promoting efficient blood flow and reducing pressure on the veins.

Faster Recovery

For individuals recovering from surgery, injury, or prolonged periods of immobility, compression stockings can aid in the healing process by promoting circulation and reducing the risk of complications such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Compression therapy is often recommended post-surgery to prevent blood clots and promote faster recovery.

In addition to these benefits, compression stockings are available in a variety of styles, colors, and compression levels to suit individual preferences and needs, contact us for more information.

Whether you’re looking for knee-high compression socks for everyday wear or thigh-high stockings for more intensive compression, there’s a solution available to help you achieve better circulation and overall comfort.


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Are Compression Stockings Toronto Right for You?

Contact us in our Toronto clinic at (416) 479 – 8311 to learn more if compression stockings will benefit you.

Why Choose Core Wellness Centre, Toronto

At Core Wellness Centre, we understand the importance of holistic wellness – addressing not just the symptoms, but the root causes of discomfort and imbalance.

Our powerful synergy of chiropractic care, physiotherapy, osteopathy and registered massage therapy (RMT) integrates to provide optimal health and vitality.

FAQ Compression Stockings

What are compression stockings, and how do they work?

Compression stockings are specialized garments designed to apply graduated pressure to the legs, with the highest pressure at the ankle and gradually decreasing pressure as it moves up the leg.

This compression helps improve blood flow by assisting the veins in pumping blood back to the heart, reducing swelling, and alleviating symptoms of poor circulation.

What conditions can compression stockings help with?

Compression stockings can benefit individuals with various conditions, including chronic venous insufficiency, varicose veins, edema (fluid retention), deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and leg ulcers.

They are also commonly worn by individuals who spend long periods sitting or standing, such as nurses, travelers, and athletes, to prevent swelling and promote circulation.

How do I choose the right compression level for my needs?

Compression stockings come in different compression levels, typically measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg). The appropriate compression level depends on your specific condition and the recommendation from Dr. Kris.

Mild compression (15-20 mmHg) is suitable for mild swelling and discomfort, while higher compression levels (20-30 mmHg or higher) may be necessary for more severe venous insufficiency or post-surgical recovery.

Can I wear compression stockings all day, and are they comfortable?

Yes, compression stockings can typically be worn all day, especially if you have a condition that requires continuous support. However, it’s essential to remove them at night to allow your skin to breathe and to wash them regularly to maintain hygiene.

Modern compression stockings are designed to be comfortable and breathable, with moisture-wicking properties to keep your legs dry and comfortable throughout the day.

Are there different styles and sizes available, and how do I ensure a proper fit?

Compression stockings come in various styles, including knee-high, thigh-high, and pantyhose, to suit individual preferences and needs. They are also available in different sizes, typically based on ankle and calf circumference, to ensure a proper fit.

It’s essential to follow the manufacturer’s sizing guide and consult us if necessary to ensure the compression stockings fit snugly but comfortably without causing restriction or discomfort.

Compression Stockings for Men and Women

Compression stockings are generally designed to accommodate the differences in leg shape and size. While the basic principles of compression therapy remain the same regardless of gender, there are some subtle differences in the construction and fit of compression stockings for men and women.

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