Journal of Woundcare Handbook

The professional's guide to wound product selection

Hosiery: lymphoedema

ActiLymph Made to Measure (MTM) Dura

ActiLymph Made to Measure (MTM) Dura

Made-to-measure garments for lower limb compression. Constructed from stiffer fabric for patients who need a stiffer garment to control more chronic lymphoedema.

Adore

Adore

Ready-to-wear chronic oedema and lymphoedema garments.

Altiven

Altiven

Ready-to-wear, circular knitted hosiery for vascular conditions, lymphoedema and oedema. Latex-free.

Altiven Armsleeves

Altiven Armsleeves

Stretchy, smooth, soft and lightweight armsleeves for lymphoedema. Provide graduated compression along the entire arm. Latex-free.

Altiven Made to Measure

Altiven Made to Measure

Made-to-measure, circular knit lymphoedema hosiery for vascular conditions, lymphoedema and oedema.

Altiven Made to Measure Armsleeves

Altiven Made to Measure Armsleeves

Made-to-measure stretchy, smooth, soft and lightweight armsleeves for lymphoedema. Provide graduated compression along the entire arm. Latex-free.

Carolon Medical Compression Hosiery

Carolon Medical Compression Hosiery

Ready-to-wear, circular knit compression hosiery available in two compression levels: 14–17mmHg and 18–24mmHg. The lower level compression hosiery is suitable for mild lymphoedema, palliative care and the management of mild oedema. The higher level compression hosiery is suitable for mild to moderate lymphoedema and to help prevent the recurrence of venous leg ulcers.

Credalast

Credalast

British Standard range of compression hosiery is available in cotton and nylon. Credalast Cotton (cotton/lycra) is a classic support hosiery with cotton layer on the inside layer; designed for patients with sensitive skin. Credalast Nylon (nylon/lycra) is a sheerer hosiery with a nylon yarn.

Available in compression classes 1, 2 and 3 in below knee and thigh length. 

Available in standard sizes (natural colour only) and made to measure.

Made-to-measure options are Credalast Classic and Credalast Velvet (with Tactel Climate Effect), both of which come in natural and black.

Haddenham Custom Goldpunkt

Haddenham Custom Goldpunkt

Made-to-measure garments  for the upper and lower limbs. Comprised of very firm but stretchy, flat-knit fabric.

Haddenham Star Cotton mto

Haddenham Star Cotton mto

Ready-to-wear circular-knit compression hosiery for the legs. 100% cotton, so suitable for sensitive skin. Available in 10 styles: 3 compression classes; 3 foot lengths; 3 leg lengths; 2 colours; 5 panty options; open or closed toe, standard or extra wide, and footless tights. 

Haddenham Veni mto

Haddenham Veni mto

Ready-to-wear circular-knit compression hosiery for the legs. Soft, stretchy conforming fabric that is easy to don and doff. Wide choice of colours and fabric patterns. All available in 10 styles: 3 compression classes; 3 foot lengths; 3 leg lengths; 9 colours; 5 panty options; open or closed toe, standard or extra wide and footless tights. 

Jobst Bellavar

Jobst Bellavar

Ready-to-wear, circular-knit garments in RAL compression for moderate lymphoedema of the legs. Manufactured using a firmer feel fabric with stiff resistance to apply a stronger level of compression. Available in knee high, thigh and tights in Sahara. Thigh-high garments are available with knitted or dotted silicone top band.

Jobst Elvarex Custom Fit for Lower Extremities

Jobst Elvarex Custom Fit for Lower Extremities

Custom-fit, flat-knitted, graduated compression garments for the treatment of lymphoedema. Available in six RAL compression classes for the lower limb in beige, black, dark brown, grey, dark blue and cranberry, denim, graphite, henna and seamed colour options.

Jobst Elvarex Custom Fit for Upper Extremities

Jobst Elvarex Custom Fit for Upper Extremities

Custom-fit, flat-knitted, graduated compression garments for the treatment of lymphoedema. Available in three RAL compression classes for the upper limb in beige, black, macchiato and cranberry.

Jobst Elvarex Plus Custom Fit

Jobst Elvarex Plus Custom Fit

Custom-fit, flat-knit, seamless compression garments constructed using 3D knitting technology. The garments reproduce the body shape accurately and adapt to the complex movements of the hands and feet. Lower limb colours: beige, black, dark blue, dark brown, grey and cranberry. Upper limb colours: beige, black, macchiato or cranberry.

Jobst Elvarex Soft Custom Fit for Lower Extremities

Jobst Elvarex Soft Custom Fit for Lower Extremities

Custom-made, flat-knit garments for the treatment of mild to moderate lymphoedema, and specifically designed for patients with dry, sensitive or fragile skin. Available in three lower-limb RAL compression classes in beige and black.

Jobst Elvarex Soft Custom Fit for Upper Extremities

Jobst Elvarex Soft Custom Fit for Upper Extremities

Custom-made, flat-knit garments for the treatment of mild to moderate lymphoedema, and specifically designed for patients with dry, sensitive or fragile skin. Available in two upper-limb RAL compression classes in beige, black, macchiato and cranberry.

Jobst Elvarex Soft Seamless

Jobst Elvarex Soft Seamless

Custom-made, flat-knitted, seamless lymphoedema garments available in two RAL compression classes. Colours: black and beige for the lower limb; beige, black, macchiato and cranberry for the upper limb.

Jobst Farrow Glove

Jobst Farrow Glove

Constructed from an ultra-thin and smooth compression fabric with fine seams. Available in class 1 (15–20mmHg) and class 2 (20–30mmHg). Can be trimmed to patient requirements and used on either hand. Colours: tan and black.

Jobst FarrowHybrid

Jobst FarrowHybrid

Ready-to-wear compression sock providing compression from foot to ankle in two compression levels (20–30mmHg and 30–40mmHg). Latex-free. Machine washable and can be tumbled dried. For use with Jobst FarrowWrap legpiece (purchased separately).

Jobst FarrowWrap

Jobst FarrowWrap

Ready-to-wear short-stretch wrap compression system for the upper and lower limb. Latex-free. Machine washable and can be tumbled dried. Comes with two discreet beige liners. 

Jobst FarrowWrap 4000

Jobst FarrowWrap 4000

Ready-to-wear short-stretch compression wrap system with 4 adjustable interlocking bands providing strong compression (30–40mmHg). Fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free. Machine washable and can be tumbled dried. Comes with 1 Jobst FarrowHybrid compression sock to address oedema in the foot.

Jobst for Men Ambition

Jobst for Men Ambition

A ready-to-wear, circular-knit, RAL compression sock for men. Indistinguishable from a man's dress sock. Its functional and ribbed design makes this suitable to wear for work.

Jobst for Men Explore

Jobst for Men Explore

A ready-to-wear, circular-knit, RAL compression sock for men, designed to combine style and therapeutic effectiveness without compromising on comfort. High cotton content.

Jobst Opaque

Jobst Opaque

Ready-to-wear circular-knit garments in RAL compression for the treatment of mild to moderate lymphoedema and venous disease. Available in knee high, thigh-high and tights in two RAL compression classes. Thigh-high garments are available with dotted, soft and lace silicone top band in standard and wider circumference.

Jobst Relax

Jobst Relax

Custom-fit, flat-knit, night-time compression garment that is designed to complement daytime compression garments and better suit the patient's needs and lifestyle. Slim-line, flexible and lightweight design makes it suitable for use when relaxing at home and during the night. Textured surface creates a micro-massage effect. Coolmax yarn and advanced knitting technique are designed to increase permeability and moisture management. Available as armsleeve, armsleeve with gauntlet, knee high and thigh high. Colours: beige and rose. 

Juxta Glove

Juxta Glove

Round-knit glove. Glove for both left and right hands with trimmable fingers. Seamless, light medical compression (20–30mmHg). Soft, flexible, thin material aids dexterity but also addresses finger swelling. Latex-free and machine washable.

Juxta Toe Cap

Juxta Toe Cap

Round-knit toe cap for both left and right feet. Trimmable toe section. Seamless, light medical compression (20–30mmHg). Flexible material helps normal toe movement but also addresses toe swelling. Latex-free and machine washable.

Juxta-fit Armsleeve

Juxta-fit Armsleeve

Provides inelastic adjustable gradient compression, with arm coverage from wrist to underarm. Latex-free.

Juxta-Fit Foot Wrap

Juxta-Fit Foot Wrap

Provides inelastic, instantly adjustable, gradient compression for the foot and ankle. Fits a wide range of shapes and sizes. Latex-free.

Juxta-fit Hand Wrap

Juxta-fit Hand Wrap

A simple, inelastic compression garment that gives hand coverage from the base of the fingers to the wrist.

Juxta-fit Lower Legging

Juxta-fit Lower Legging

An inelastic, instantly adjustable compression garment for the management of lymphoedema/chronic oedema. Twelve-month warranty

Juzo Adjustable Compression System Light

Juzo Adjustable Compression System Light

Short-stretch compression wraps that the wearer can adjust with Velcro straps. Wraps are available for both the upper and limb limbs. Applies a therapeutic pressure of 40mmHg.

Juzo Adventure

Juzo Adventure

RAL standard sock for men. Ribbed, with up to 40% cotton content, all of which is on the inside against the skin. Seamless with closed toes. Latex-free. Range of 8 colours. Made-to-measure option is also available. 

Juzo Classic

Juzo Classic

RAL standard compression garments for the arm and hand. Gloves and mittens are seamless. Available in two classes, 6 sizes and 3 colours.

Juzo Compression Wrap

Juzo Compression Wrap

Reversible compression Velcro system that provides pressure up to 60mmHg. Ultra short stretch. Latex-free. Range includes foot wrap, calf wrap, knee wrap, thigh wrap, arm wrap and hand wrap. 

Juzo Dual Stretch Stocking

Juzo Dual Stretch Stocking

Hybrid below-knee, open-toe stocking providing compression from A–B only. Available in 6 sizes and 2 lengths.

Juzo Dynamic (Lower Limb)

Juzo Dynamic (Lower Limb)

Latex-free RAL standard comfortable compression garments for the leg or lower limb. Available as stockings or pantyhose. Available in 3 compression classes and 5 colours.

Juzo Dynamic Cotton (Lower Limb)

Juzo Dynamic Cotton (Lower Limb)

Latex-free RAL standard comfortable compression garments for the leg or lower limb. Available as stockings or pantyhose. Available in two compression classes.

Juzo Dynamic Custom Made (Lower Limb)

Juzo Dynamic Custom Made (Lower Limb)

Latex-free, made-to-measure, circular-knitted RAL standard compression garments for the lower limb. Available in three compression classes and six colours. 

Juzo Energy

Juzo Energy

Latex-free, seamless, closed-toe, soft, ribbed RAL standard stocking for men. Comes in 8 colours. Available in two classes.

Juzo Expert (Lower Limb)

Juzo Expert (Lower Limb)

Latex-free made-to-measure flat-knitted RAL standard compression garments for the lower limb. Available in 4 compression classes and 7 colours.

Juzo Expert (Upper Limb)

Juzo Expert (Upper Limb)

Latex-free made-to-measure flat-knitted RAL standard compression garments for the upper limb. Available in 3 compression classes and 7 colours.

Juzo Expert Strong (Lower Limb)

Juzo Expert Strong (Lower Limb)

Latex-free made-to-measure flat-knitted RAL standard compression garments for the lower limb. Available in 4 compression classes and 7 colours.

Juzo Expert Strong (Upper Limb)

Juzo Expert Strong (Upper Limb)

Latex-free made-to-measure flat-knitted RAL standard compression garments for the upper limb. Available in 3 compression classes and 7 colours.

Juzo Hostess

Juzo Hostess

Latex-free RAL standard sheer compression garments for the leg or lower limb. Available as stockings or pantyhose. Available in 2 compression classes and 16 colours.

Juzo Inspiration

Juzo Inspiration

Latex-free RAL standard sheer compression garment for the leg or lower limb. Available as stockings or pantyhose. Available in 2 compression classes and 16 colours.

Juzo Inspiration Custom Made

Juzo Inspiration Custom Made

Latex-free made-to-measure circular knitted RAL standard compression garments for the lower limb. Available in 2 compression classes and 16 colours.

Juzo Soft (lower limb)

Juzo Soft (lower limb)

Latex-free RAL standard comfortable compression garment for the leg or lower limb. Available as stockings or pantyhose. Available in 2 compression classes and 16 colours.

Juzo Soft (Upper Limb)

Juzo Soft (Upper Limb)

Latex-free RAL comfortable armsleeve. Available in two classes and many colours. Comes with or without silicone adhesive border. 

Juzo Spirit MTO

Juzo Spirit MTO

Seamless, fine-mesh, breathable, glossy RAL standard stockings. Easy to don and doff. Latex-free. Available in two classes and eight colours. 

Juzo Hostess Custom Made

Juzo Hostess Custom Made

Latex-free made-to-measure circular knitted RAL standard compression garments for the lower limb. Available in 2 compression classes and 16 colours.

Juzo Soft Custom Made (Lower Limb)

Juzo Soft Custom Made (Lower Limb)

Latex-free made-to-measure circular knitted RAL standard compression garments for the lower limbs. Available in 2 compression classes and 16 colours.

Juzo Soft Custom Made (Upper Limb)

Juzo Soft Custom Made (Upper Limb)

Latex-free made-to-measure circular knitted RAL standard compression garments for the upper limb. Available in 2 compression classes and 16 colours.

mediven 550 leg – made to measure

mediven 550 leg – made to measure

Flat-knit compression garment. Designed for all limbs of all shapes and sizes, including complex distorted late stage lymphoedematous shapes. Available in a variety of styles, patterns, colours and trend colours at no extra cost. Latex-free. 

mediven active

mediven active

Below-knee RAL compression socks for men. Extra wide comfort cuff. Length of sock up to 49cm to accommodate longer legs. Shoe size 5–12.5. Latex-free.

mediven cosy – made to measure

mediven cosy – made to measure

Soft flat-knit compression for legs that hugs the skin. Indications range from soft tissue of lipoedema up to complex lipoedema and lyphoedema shapes. Available in a variety of styles, patterns, colours and trend colours at no extra cost. Latex-free.

mediven elegance

mediven elegance

Soft and sheer closed toe RAL class 1 and 2 compression garments for the leg. Available in a wide range of colours, plus trend colours. Latex-free.

mediven elegance – made to measure

mediven elegance – made to measure

Made-to-measure soft and sheer closed toe RAL class 1 and 2 compression garments for the leg. Available in a wide range of colours, plus trend colours. Latex-free. 

mediven esprit

mediven esprit

Ready-to-wear latex-free, flat-knit armsleeves and gloves. 

mediven esprit – made to measure

mediven esprit – made to measure

Flat-knit RAL compression lymphoedema garment for the treatment of upper limb lymphoedema. Available with or without silicone top band or with shoulder cap. Compressive glove and hand piece also available. Latex-free. Available in compression classes 1, 2 and 3.

mediven for men

mediven for men

Below-knee RAL compression socks for men with business rib design. Anatomically shaped foot for broad feet. Shoe size 6–11. Latex-free.

mediven forte

mediven forte

Latex-free, seamless, two-way stretch stocking made from antibacterial yarn. Made-to-measure option available in black and beige. For special options (closed toe, plain, lace or sensitive topband and panty), please call manufacturer for details.

mediven harmony armsleeve

mediven harmony armsleeve

Round-knit RAL compression lymphoedema garment with elbow ellipse for the treatment of upper limb lymphoedema. Available with or without silicone top band or with shoulder cap. Compressive glove and hand piece also available. Latex-free.

mediven mondi – made to measure

mediven mondi – made to measure

Flat-knit RAL compression that can be used to treat all stages of lymphoedema, and is particularly suitable for children and elderly people. Available in a variety of styles, colours and trend colours at no extra cost. Latex-free.

mediven plus

mediven plus

Open toe RAL class 1, 2 and 3 compression garments for the leg. Available in a wide range of colours, plus trend colours. Latex-free.

mediven plus – made to measure

mediven plus – made to measure

Made-to-measure open toe RAL class 1, 2 and 3 compression garments for the leg. Available in a wide range of colours, plus trend colours. Latex-free.

ReadyWrap Arm

ReadyWrap Arm

Easily adjustable inelastic compression garment for the arm. Extends from the wrist to the axilla and fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free.

ReadyWrap Calf

ReadyWrap Calf

Easily adjustable inelastic compression system for below the knee. Fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free

ReadyWrap Extender Strap

ReadyWrap Extender Strap

Extender Strap for the easily adjustable inelastic compression system for use on the lower limb. Allows ReadyWrap Calf, Knee and Thigh garments to fit an even wider range of sizes. Latex-free.

ReadyWrap Foot

ReadyWrap Foot

Easily adjustable inelastic compression system for the foot and ankle. Fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free.

ReadyWrap Gauntlet (hand)

ReadyWrap Gauntlet (hand)

Easily adjustable inelastic compression garment for the hand. Extends from the base of the fingers to the wrist and fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free.

ReadyWrap Knee

ReadyWrap Knee

Easily adjustable inelastic compression system for use around the knee. Fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free.

ReadyWrap Thigh

ReadyWrap Thigh

Easily adjustable inelastic compression system for use around the thigh. Fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free.

ReadyWrap Toe

ReadyWrap Toe

Easily adjustable inelastic compression system for use around the toes. Fits a wide range of sizes. Latex-free.

Sigvaris Active Masculine

Sigvaris Active Masculine

Men’s sock providing RAL class 2 (23–32mmHg) compression. Integral padding and built-in zinc odour protection to keep feet cool; padded cushion sole; reinforced heel for comfortable fit. Colours: black, brown, carbon and cyanide. 

Sigvaris Advance Armsleeve

Sigvaris Advance Armsleeve

Circular-knit lymphoedema armsleeves. Available in 14–18mmHg, 20–25mmHg and 30–40mmHg. Available in natural and black colours with or without a mitten and with or without a grip top. Made from breathable fabric with moisture-wicking properties.

Sigvaris CompreFit

Sigvaris CompreFit

Latex-free, neoprene wrap garment that provides 30–40mmHg of graduated compression. Wraps can be adjusted for maximum comfort. Available as below-knee or thigh garments. Machine washable and dryable. Kit includes seamless non-compressive cotton liners, although these can also be purchased separately. Strap extenders that provide 10cm additional adjustment can be purchased separately. Available in black and beige.

Sigvaris CompreFlex

Sigvaris CompreFlex

Latex-free, neoprene wrap that provides 20–50mmHg of graduated compression. Available as below-knee or thigh component garments. Machine washable and dryable. Below-knee and thigh garments comprise stretch panel for application and straps that wrap around the calf/upper limb for compression. Optional CompreBoot and CompreKnee, which provide foot or knee compression, can be purchased separately. Available in beige and black.

Sigvaris Coton

Sigvaris Coton

A cotton-blend circular knit lymphoedema garment for women. Available in 15–20mmHg. Featuring a patented silicone top band to enhance skin integrity on the thigh.

Sigvaris Essential Comfortable

Sigvaris Essential Comfortable

RAL class 1 and 2 compression unisex garments for the lower limb. Garments are available in Savannah, black and caramel colours on the Drug Tariff. Grey is available but not on the Drug Tariff. Made-to-measure is available in skin colour. Made from breathable, double-covered yarn that is designed to feel soft and smooth against the skin, and to aid donning and doffing.

Sigvaris Essential Coton

Sigvaris Essential Coton

A cotton-blend circular knit lymphoedema garment for men that helps regulate skin temperature. Available in AFNOR class 2 (15–20mmHg) and class 3 (20–36mmHg).

Sigvaris Essential Microfibre

Sigvaris Essential Microfibre

Circular-knit lymphoedema garment for men. Microfibre is soft and breathable. Available in AFNOR class 2 (15–20mmHg). Its ribbed design looks like a normal sock. Colours: black and marine.

Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent

Sigvaris Essential Semitransparent

Sheer garment for women. Available in AFNOR class 1 (10–15mmHg), class 2 (15–21mmHg) and class 3 (22–36mmHg). Silicone top band to enhance skin integrity of the thigh. 

Sigvaris Essential Thermoregulating

Sigvaris Essential Thermoregulating

Lymphoedema garments for the lower limb. RAL class 1, 2 and 3. Made from 100% cotton for comfort and breathability, making it particularly suitable for people with allergies and sensitive skin. Colours: black and nature.

Sigvaris Initial

Sigvaris Initial

Circular-knit finely ribbed socks for men. Available in AFNOR class I (10–15mmHg) with low profile seam to add extra comfort to the toe area. Also has a reinforced heel. 

Sigvaris Lymphoedema Glove

Sigvaris Lymphoedema Glove

Glove with compressive fingers. Made from a light fabric with micro-massaging properties. Available in left and right hands.

Sigvaris MTM Essential Comfortable

Sigvaris MTM Essential Comfortable

RAL class 1 and 2 compression unisex garments for the lower limb. Available in nine colours, including skin coloured. Made from breathable, double-covered yarn that is designed to feel soft and smooth against the skin, and to aid donning and doffing.

Sigvaris MTM Essential Thermoregulating

Sigvaris MTM Essential Thermoregulating

Lymphoedema garments for the lower limb. RAL class 1, 2 and 3 are available. Made from 100% cotton for comfort and breathability, making it particularly suitable for people with allergies and sensitive skin.

Sigvaris MTM Traditional

Sigvaris MTM Traditional

Circular-knit lymphoedema garment for the leg. Made from natural rubber. Made to measure garments can be closed toe, but ready-to-wear are open toe only.

Sigvaris Style Opaque

Sigvaris Style Opaque

An opaque circular knit lymphoedema garment for women. Available in AFNOR class 2 (15–20mmHg) only. Featuring a patented silicone top band to enhance skin integrity in the thigh. Colours: beige, rose, black and marine.

Sigvaris Style Semitransparent

Sigvaris Style Semitransparent

Circular knit lymphoedema garments for the leg. RAL class 1 (18–21mmHg) and class 2 (23–32mmHg). Colours: skin and black. Also available in made to measure.

Sigvaris Traditional 500

Sigvaris Traditional 500

Circular-knit lymphoedema garments for the leg. Made from natural rubber. RAL class 2 (23–32mmHg) and class 3 (34–46mmHg). Male and female versions. Only available in beige. Open and closed toe. Made to measure.

Sigvaris Urban Colours

Sigvaris Urban Colours

Circular knit lymphoedema garment for men. Available in 15–20mmHg with low profile seam to add extra comfort to the toe area.

Venosan 5000

Venosan 5000

Chronic oedema/lymphoedema garments for the leg. Available in short and long lengths. Colours: black, Mexico (tan), Morocco (natural).

Venosan 7000

Venosan 7000

Fibres include Seacell Pure technology. Seacell Active fibre is designed to have an anti-inflammatory effect and to relieve itching. 

Venosan Armsleeves and Gloves

Venosan Armsleeves and Gloves

Compression armsleeves and gloves providing class 2 (23–32mmHg) pressure at the wrist. Made-to-measure option also available.

Venotrain Micro

Venotrain Micro

Lymphoedema garments. Class 1 (18–22mmHg) and 2 (23–32mmHg).

Venotrain Soft

Venotrain Soft

Lymphoedema garments. Class 1 (18–21mmHg) and 2 (23–32mmHg).