Tag: Compression Garment

Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Upper Limb Compression Garment Donning

Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Upper Limb Compression Garment Donning

>Today I’m going to show you how to don a compression sleeve. You have to have your rubber gloves. I prefer to use an easy slide assisted device to help you get on your compression sleeve. It makes a world of difference if you have an assisted device. Again, this is an easy slide. This …

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Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Compression Garment Donning with Cage

Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Compression Garment Donning with Cage

Today I’m going to show you how to don your compression garment using cage apparatus. It’s also important that you have a good pair of rubber gloves to help you don your compression garment. You can get these at a medical supply company or online. I have had a few patients come in with these …

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Measuring Face Compression Garments – macom®

Measuring Face Compression Garments – macom®

The face garment covers the top of your head to under your chin. Starting under the chin, measure the circumference of the head passing the tape measure over the top of the head. Take note of your measurement and check your size on the macom website. If still in doubt, contact our Customer Services.

Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Open Toe Compression Garment Donning

Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Open Toe Compression Garment Donning

So today, I’m going to show you how to don compression garments. This is an open toe stocking. This of course is a closed toe stocking. I have here three different assistance devices that we are going to use here today. Also of importance is a goo pair of rubber gloves. These are important in …

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Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Closed Toe Compression Garment Donning

Michigan State University Rehabilitation: Lymphedema Closed Toe Compression Garment Donning

Today, I’m going to show you how to don a closed-toe compression garment. What I have here is called an easy slide, and it’s a device designed to help you don your closed toe stockings. It looks a little intimidating but it comes with some easy, very basic instructions. It even gives you steps in …

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How to wash compression garment

How to wash compression garment

How to wash compression garment. Are you using a washing machine? Use a mesh lingerie bag. Select gentle cycle. Use cold water. Or do you want to do it by hand? Warm water for light-colored sleeves. Use cold for dark. How do you choose the right soap and detergent? Use mild soap and detergent. Avoid …

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Fitting your macom® compression garment

Fitting your macom® compression garment

To ensure the perfect fit, first place each leg in the garment. Position the outward facing leg seams on the inside of the thighs making sure they run directly down the inner thigh on each leg. Wear with caution, do not use your fingernails ensuring no damage to the garment. Pull the garment up on …

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