Compression Leggings for Lipedema

Wearing of lipedema compression leggings is one of the suggested treatments for individuals suffering from lipedema. It is a chronic disorder that affects the adipose tissue.

Lipedema is characterized by enlargement of the lower extremities from the ankles up to the hips. Since it usually doesn’t affect the feet, it creates a ‘band-like’ appearance. The degree of enlargement varies from person to person but it usually worsens over time.

The exact cause of lipedema is unknown although it’s seen to be more common in women than in men. It is believed that genes play a significant role in the development of lipedema.

There are surgical and non-surgical methods for treating lipedema. Tumescent liposuction is the only surgical treatment that can help reduce the build up of fatty tissue. For non-surgical methods, it can be through compression therapy, exercise, and massage.

Benefits of Wearing Compression Leggings

Lipedema compression leggings is usually part of the compression therapy. Aside from helping alleviate the symptoms of lipedema, wearing it also provides other benefits including the following:

  1. Prevents complications after liposuction surgery Wearing of lipedema compression leggings after liposuction surgery helps in preventing complications such as fluid buildup.

  1. Helps reduce risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
    Another benefit of wearing compression leggings is the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Caused by blood clots, DVT can be a life-threatening condition when left unmanaged.  Wearing compression leggings creates a pressure that reduces the risk of blood pooling and clotting.

  1. Facilitates proper drainage of the lymphatic fluid Conditions that result from poor drainage of the lymph can benefit from compression leggings as they promote good flow of the fluid.

  1. Prevents toxins build up
    It’s the lymph that gets rid of the bacteria and toxins from the body. If its flow gets obstructed, then toxin and bacteria can build up, leading to infection. This can be avoided by wearing compression leggings.

  2. Helps alleviate pain The compression garment’s ability to reduce swelling and inflammatory process makes it a good remedy for pain.

  1. Promotes faster healing Lipedema compression leggings made from FIR therapy fabric promote healing and help boost immune function. Far infrared light is unlike other sources of energy; it penetrates the skin and boosts sluggish circulation without causing any damage.

  1. Reduces appearance of cellulite Compression leggings like Bioflect’s anti-cellulite compression pants creates diversified pressure points that promote good blood flow. This mechanism keeps the fat from being pushed in wrong directions. When used regularly, it can help reduce the appearance of cellulite.

In order to make the most of the benefits of compression leggings, you must consider both the quality and choosing the right size. Bioflect Therapy Garments have lipedema compression leggings made from a special kind of fabric that reflects the body’s energy back to the body. To see the full list of the company’s therapeutic garments, check out the its website here.

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