Pressure Garment

Compression Garments: Targeted Compression, Compression from all Angles and Comfort

It is vital your compression garment provide the correct amount of compression to surgical areas from all angles. Your body doesn’t need a higher level of compression in all areas, that can be very uncomfortable. Your body needs compression from all angles that is targeted to key surgical areas, this will deliver the compression you need along with increasing comfort.

Compression Garments: Comfort and Compression

The purpose of a medical compression garment is to provide compression and support for your body following a liposuction or tummy tuck. The garment will be worn for long periods immediately following liposuction or tummy tuck, the garment and fabric must be comfortable, durable and have the ability to continuing providing the compression your body needs.

Fabric is one of the key components to providing the correct amount of compression while maintaining comfort. The other key components? Garment design, the fit of the garment and the materials and construction.

A Solution for Binding and Wrapping the Abdomen following Cesarean Section Delivery

An article detailing the reason and benefits of using a post partum support garment appeared in the newspaper.

The article highlights the experiences of Ameena, a mother of two. Her first child was born via natural birth, her second child was delivered via cesarean section; her recovery experience was much different following the delivery via c-section.
 

Questions and Answers about Cesarean Support Garments with a Garment Fit Expert

There are many benefits to wearing a Cesarean Support Garment after your child is born- from supporting and stabilizing the Cesarean incision site to reducing the feeling of a ‘loose’ abdominal area. We found many new mothers (or soon to be new mothers) ask the same questions about the ideal garment style for them, garment wear and sizing and even the body contouring benefits of the garment.

Liposuction Compression Garments & Pressure Garments

A post operative compression garment can assist in the body’s healing process and even improve the healing and procedure results by providing accurate compression and pressure to the area of the body where the liposuction or surgery was performed. A post operative garment is designed and constructed with a specific purpose: to encourage the healing and recovery process after a reconstructive or aesthetic procedure, and help the skin conform to its new contours.

What does a Post Operative Compression Garment Do?

A post operative compression garment can assist in the body’s healing process and even improve the healing and procedure results by providing accurate compression and pressure to the area of the body where the liposuction or surgery was performed. A post operative garment is designed and constructed with a specific purpose, to encourage the healing and recovery process after a reconstructive or aesthetic procedure, and help the skin conform to its new contours.

The Difference in a Post Operative Compression Garment and a Body Shaper, Standard Girdle or Athletic Wear

The large number of body shapers, girdles and athletic wear on display in any local department store begs the question- do I need a post operative compression garment, or can I wear one of the garment found in the department store?

You need to wear a post operative compression garment to assist your body with healing and increase your level of comfort. A high quality post operative pressure garment has a number of unique features that are not found in athletic wear, body shapers or department stores girdles. Your post operative compression garment should include the following features:

Sizing- How to Select the Correct Garment Size, How Your Garment Should Fit

Remember, use your pre-operative size for selecting the garment you will wear immediately after your surgery. Why? You will wear your post operative garment immediately after the surgery or liposuction, even though fat was removed, your body will maintain it’s pre-operative size immediately after the surgery due to post operative swelling. As any swelling subsides and you recover from the surgery, you will likely need a smaller sized garment and can transition into a non-zippered garment. If you have already had surgery, please use your current post operative measurements.

Selecting the Ideal Post Operative Compression Garment Style

There are many different styles of post operative garments, all with different features and uses based on their style of the garment. To simplify the process of selecting the ideal garment for you, here a few guidelines. Please note, we recommend you discuss your entire post operative recovery with your doctor and ask their advice on which garment style is the best for your recovery.

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Liposuction Pressure Garments – Why an open crotch is Necessary

Yes, it sounds a bit strange- a liposuction compression garment with an open crotch. Is an open crotch really necessary? Why? Is it comfortable?

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