Is your leg health at risk?

Is your leg health at risk?

If you are one of the thousands of Canadians working from home due to the coronavirus, you’re probably spending more hours in chairs that weren’t designed for long periods of sitting. Unfortunately, it is possible that your leg health is at risk. Inactivity, just like...
Tell me about  Compression

Tell me about Compression

Compression Socks/ Legwear & Arm Sleeve Brands We Carry: Compression comes in a variety of garments such as socks, thigh highs, pantyhose, arm and leg sleeves, bras, abdominal binders, girdles and shapewear! These garments provide support that is especially useful...
Tired Aching Legs? Varicose Veins?

Tired Aching Legs? Varicose Veins?

New research shows that Compression Socks can make a REAL difference in leg health!  In a study conducted by the University Academic Hospital in the Netherlands, researchers concluded that in most cases, compression socks managed “to prevent the legs from swelling”...

Get Your Compression Socks/hosiery

@ BodyMed Boutique in BurlingtonRemember, compression socks/hosiery can help with painful, fatigued, aching tired legs. They can help prevent and treat spider veins and varicose veins, venous insufficiency, Lymphedema, edema or swelling due to pregnancy or help to...

What is Lymphedema?

What You Need to KnowLymphedema is a chronic condition that results from impaired flow of the lymphatic system. Lymphatic fluid accumulates in your tissues and causes swelling.It most often affects the limbs, but it can also cause swelling in other parts of the...

Tired, Aching Legs? Varicose Veins?

   Tired, Aching Legs?  Varicose Veins? New research shows that “Compression Socks” can make a real difference in leg health”  In a study conducted by the University Academic Hospital in the Netherlands, researchers concluded that in most cases, compression socks...

Lymphedema- Tips to prevent infection

Lymphedema is a condition that might occur after surgery and treatment of breast cancer. It can be a swelling of the axilla or armpit, the arm itself, the breast, or chest, on the same side that the surgery was done. This may be caused by the disruption of lymph flow...

Guidelines to reduce the risk of Lymphedema

Guidelines to reduce the risk of Lymphedema or for those who have had lymph nodes removed or radiation for breast surgery.   Avoid infection -Give blood in the non affected arm. Keep skin clean. Protect for scratches and cuts if possible. Avoid burns -Protect...

Travel socks!

Are you flying this winter? Compression socks are very helpful for keeping your legs healthy while traveling by car, bus, train or plane. Blood circulation is reduced within the legs while you travel because movement is constrained with long periods of sitting. A lack...