Compression Therapy


After an injury or without injury due to some pathological condition swelling is present in your hand, arm leg, foot, or thigh. This swelling or edema can restrict your movement and causing pain. For the edema, At Elite Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre we have a compression therapy unit. At our clinic, our Physiotherapists combine Compression therapy with movement and it is scientifically proven that when you walk and activate your calf muscles, compression helps “pump” blood back to your heart. This combo can reduce swelling in the legs.

Compression therapy has the following benefits
  • Prevention of leg swelling

  • Management of varicose veins

  • Management of varicose veins and other leg symptoms during pregnancy

  • Prevention of venous thromboembolism in immobile persons

  • Improved healing of leg ulcers

  • Prevent recurrence of leg ulcers

  • Maintenance therapy for lymphedema

Frequently Ask Questions

We have put together some commonly asked questions to give you more information. If you have any queries or questions? Feel free to ask. Send us a mail or call us on the numbers provided. You can also contact us on WhatsApp and personally at our Saket or Gurugram clinic.

What is compression therapy?

Compression therapy is a simple and effective means of increasing blood flow activity in the lower limbs through strengthening vein support. It’s a form of wound care that aims to gently apply pressure to the ankles and legs by wearing specifically designed compression bandages/stockings. Also, we can use this for abdominal and upper limb as well like post breast surgery we can use this because females get Edema of upper limb post breast surgery

What are the types of compression?

Types of compression
• Compression stockings
• Compression wraps
• mechanical compression devices, such as a compressed air device

How is compression therapy done?

Compression therapy works by applying controlled pressure to the surface veins, keeping their diameter small, and returning blood to the deep vein system which in turn pushes the blood upward toward the heart. Improved blood flow helps in the healing of active ulcers and preventing ulcer recurrences.

Why does compression stop the pain?

Pressing the injury helps reduce and prevent swelling. Reducing pain – Inflammation also causes the injury to hurt more because it puts a lot of pressure on the injured area. Since compressing can be reduce swelling, it also promotes pain relief.

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