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Don’t Just Sit There!

Whether you sit at a desk, behind the wheel, in front of the TV or commuting for most of the week, the effect on your health is the same. Simply put, our bodies werenR ... Continue reading

Going into Hospital? Ask about Clots…

We often mention Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) when it comes to flying and other periods of immobility. However, it seems the high risk of developing a DVT while in hospital ... Continue reading

Are your legs fit?

Your legs and calves will only be as fit as your current activity levels. Whether you walk, run, swim or cycle, your legs and calves are an important part of your body wh ... Continue reading

The Importance of Fit in Compression

Why is fit so important? Fit means providing the correct pressure gradient to improve circulation, while remaining comfortable for the person to wear. In our compression ... Continue reading

Top tips for reducing injury before and during the London Marathon

On Monday 31st March 2014, Compression Advisory and Dr. Courtney Kipps of the Institute of Sports Exercise and Health (ISEH) spoke at Runner’s Need on Great Portlan ... Continue reading

What are your socks made of? Fabrics explained…

At Compression Advisory, we often get calls from people with cotton allergies or who are concerned about sweaty feet and blisters during training. We have done extensive ... Continue reading

How Graduated Compression Works

What is venous blood? Oxygenated blood is pumped all around the body by the heart and provides energy to cells within the body. Once this has been delivered, deoxygenated ... Continue reading

Llanelli Scarlets kitted out in Custom VR Compression

Late last year, Compression Advisory became the proud suppliers of VR Compression to the Llanelli Scarlets. This partnership opportunity came about from our previous work ... Continue reading

Top 5 reasons to wear graduated compression during pregnancy

1. Prevent varicose veins During pregnancy, the weight of the growing uterus puts pressure on the inferior vena cava, the body’s big central abdominal vein which in turn ... Continue reading

What is DVT?

Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a blood clot that forms in a vein deep in the body. Blood clots occur when blood thickens and clumps together. Most deep vein blood clots ... Continue reading

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Compression - An Overview

The VR (Venous Return) range of socks built with gctech™ (Graduated Compression Technology) act like a second skin, squeezing blood from the surface veins back into the deep veins and help push blood back up to the heart. Find out about the benefits of Medical Grade Compression...Learn more

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Advising European Tour golfers at the French Open - The Lee Westwood story

Pro-golfer's extensive travel lifestyle carries the risk of DVT. This short film explains the benefits of graduated compression technology both in travel and on the course.

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