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Can Modifiable Risk Factors Reduce Dementia Risk?

Discover some of the reasons behind common ailments of the feet and ways in which to treat them. Click for our discussion.

The Mind

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How to Treat Common Ailments of the Feet

Discover some of the reasons behind common ailments of the feet and ways in which to treat them. Click for our discussion.

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Leg Care Company Review of 2016

See the best bits from our blog over the past 12 months

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Interview Series with Human Development Specialist Karen Quigley

When we recover from a medical operation or sports event, can our mental attitude really help? 

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Read Interview 1 about medical recovery here.

Read Interview 2 about sports recovery here.

 

Cupping Therapy vs Compression - Which Works Best?

The Olympics saw cupping therapy gain a lot of attention. But does it really work?

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Benefits of Compression for PTS Sufferers

Research has shown that PTS sufferers can benefit from wearing compression stockings

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Your Long Haul Survival Guide

Our 5 tips for long haul flight survival

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Compression Set for Rio Olympics

There is a new star set to shine at this year's Games.

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The Bright Future of Compression

Compression has been hitting the headlines in April. See what everyone's been saying.

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Can Flight Socks Cure Snoring?

See how flight socks have been helping to ease the symptoms of sleep apnoea.

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3 Exercises to Improve Circulation Whilst Sitting

Learn how to improve circulation when sitting

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Top 5 Long Haul Holidays for 2016

See the best locations for an exotic trip this year

Sea Shell on a Beach

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Stay Safe this Winter

We look into winter illnesses and how to keep your loved ones safe during this winter season.

Winter Snow  

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Can Compression Help Ankle Fractures?

We take a look at Sigvaris’ latest study in their Stemmer Library, claiming compression can help with ankle fractures.

Sigvaris  

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In It For The Long Haul

We discuss how to stay safe – and how to pass the time – on long haul flights should people be looking to escape the impending Autumn coolness.

Flight Socks  

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Blood Pressure Facts

We look at the health issue of blood pressure, the costs of this and how to manage it at home.

Blood Pressure  

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Top Ten For Compression

Read our top ten reasons to wear compression hosiery this season – from it being good for your health, to being good for your wardrobe!

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Can Compression Make You Happy?

Can compression make you happy? One brand Medi thinks it can and there’s scientific theory to back up the idea. Click to learn more.

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Best Foot Forward: SIGVARIS Phlebo-App Helps Patients Understand Venous Conditions

Sigvaris’ Plebo app aims to bridge a gap and make compression-related medical knowledge more accessible to those in need of it.

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Can Compression Hosiery Save You £300 Per Year?

We've produced a graphic for our readers on a Sigvaris Stemmer Library study. Can compression hosiery save you money?

Compression  

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Compression for Fashion: Paris Fashion Week Markets Support Hosiery

We’ve written before about compression making waves in fashion, and the wave continues. This week we discuss compression shorts and Paris Fashion Week.

TED Compression Socks  

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Sigvaris Creates Compression Stockings to Help Diabetes Patients

Sigvaris has exciting news about a new range of products designed to ease discomfort and symptoms for diabetes sufferers. Click to learn more.

Sigvaris Compression Stockings  

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Compression for Sleep Apnea

A new study suggests that something as simple as compression stockings could ease OSA, or Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

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How To Improve Your Circulation

We discuss additional actions you can take after making the most of the benefits of compression to improve your circulation.

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New Year’s Compression-Related Resolutions for a Healthier You

Take a look at our compression related resolutions for 2015. We’ve got flight socks, weight loss, health conditions and more.

2015  

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Give Comfort for Christmas: Top Ten Compression Stocking Gifts

Take a look at our top ten compression picks for the Christmas season! Support stockings, socks and more.

Elbeo Compression Stockings  

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Flight Socks...or High Fashion?

The humble flight sock makes its way onto the fashion catwalks this season!

Flight Socks  

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Avocados: The Healthful Fruit

We go slightly off-topic and talk about avocados! Focussing on how to improve health within our bodies, as supposed to what compression we wear on them!

Avocado  

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Learning about Lipoedema

How can support socks help you reduce fat cell fluid?

Oroblu  

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Ralph Lauren Compression Smart Shirt Makes U.S Open Debut

Wearable tech – and compression – made its debut at the US open this year, and the possibilities are endless!

Ralph Lauren wearable tech  

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Sleeping Soundly

Sleeping Soundly: Things You Didn't Know!

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Elbeo Compression Stockings and a Compression Guide

One of our best selling brands is Elbeo, we look at what they offer and give a simple guide to compression.

Elbeo  

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Spanx And Sigvaris Make Waves In The Industry

Spanx has launched its first range of jeans and Sigvaris bridges the gap between support hosiery and fashion.

Sigvaris  

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Laughter Really IS The Best Medicine

It's good to laugh, and laughter is great for our health!

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How Two Minutes of Exercise a Week Can Change Your Life

A study has show that just two minutes of high intensity exercise a week can benefit your health.

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World Cup Wears Compression

With exhausting conditions out in Brazil for the world’s best football players, the subject of support hosiery has arisen – check out what’s being said.

World Cup Brazil  

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It's All About Sigvaris

We’ve got some lovely stories about Sigvaris this week, from racing to menswear. Click to read more.

Sigvaris Support Socks White  

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Over 60? It's Time for Twitter!

A new study indicates that social networking among other factors can help older people stay healthy. Click to read more.

Oroblu Knee Highs 

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Dance Your Way To A Longer Life

Principal ballerina and Strictly judge Darcey Bussell is leading a dancing revolution among the older generation. Find out how.

Dancing as Exercise

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GQ Magazine Talks Compression

GQ have written a brilliant, witty and informative article on support hosiery and its benefits – check it out on the blog. 

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The Human Chair - A Simple Act of Kindness for the Elderly Goes Viral

We should all do one good deed every day, but this man’s turned out to be quite unusual. Read about the human chair and the feel-good story that went viral.

News

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Men in Tights - The Hot New Fashion Trend

We bring you the megging – men’s leggings to be exact. The new fashion compression-craze being favoured by major designers.

Mens Fashion

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Your One-Stop Shop to Compression Perfection

With many doctors and scientists singing the praises of compression garments for use in the treatment of conditions such as deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins in 2014, We’ve taken some of our biggest brands and broken down the benefits that each has for you, the wearer.

Medilast Mens Support Stockings

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Holiday Travel and Deep Vein Thrombosis

It’s coming up to holiday season and long haul flights are looming for many. We discuss the benefits of flight socks in the prevention of DVT.

Cette Flight Socks

 

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Can Compression Hosiery Cure Leg Ulcers?

New evidence published by The Lancet suggests that support hosiery can be used to treat venous leg ulcers - read on for the details.

Compression Hosiery Lloveras

 

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DVT Prevention: How Sigvaris is Educating America

It's DVT awareness month and one of our most popular brands Sigvaris is taking action in the USA.

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Team USA Don Compression Tights in Sochi

With avid winter sports fans speculating as to who will bring home the gold in the Winter Olympics, new technology involving compression garments has been broadcast as a key factor in increasing the chances of winning medals. It would seem compression technology has made quite an impact in Sochi...

Compression Tights Sochi

 

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 The Benefits of Maternity Support Tights During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a difficult path for many women with a great deal of physical changes to cope with.  With such a lot to get used to, oftentimes the mother-to-be may develop all sorts of aches and pains which can make pregnancy a stressful time.  Maternity support garments are designed to help to alleviate many of these side effects such as; swollen ankles, varicose veins and a general feeling of fatigue and achiness in the legs. 

Maternity Tights

 

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 Support Hosiery featured in Glamour Magazine

At The Leg Care company we’ve always known about the medical and health benefits of compression and support hosiery, but it seems the rest of the world are now catching on too, with support hosiery making a very public feature in Glamour magazine this January 2014.

Sigvaris Support Socks

 

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Compression hosiery is specially designed to apply gentle but graduated pressure (compression) on your ankles

and calfs to increase blood flow to relieve pain, discomfort and swelling.

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DVT

 (Deep Vein Thrombosis)

                               

You are at increased risk of developing DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) on flights, trains or long car journeys of four hours or more.

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