Wearing compression stockings during the summer

Compression stockings relieve the legs especially on hot days

Wearing compression stockings during the summer

What helps against sweating when wearing medical compression stockings on hot days?

Modern compression stockings are breathable. The Clima Comfort technology in medi compression stockings prevents heat build-up under the stocking. It ensures that moisture is quickly wicked to the outside.

The „medi fresh“ spray with menthol provides vitalising cooling for the legs. It can also be sprayed directly onto the mediven compression stockings.

From the care series, there is also the „medi day“ cooling gel. The products are available exclusively from specialist medical retailers. For a hint of freshness during the summer, simply store them in the refrigerator.

Why is it so important to wear compression stockings especially in hot weather?

Consistent compression therapy important in summer. The summer heat causes vascular dilation that, without compression stockings, can lead to an increased tendency to swelling (=oedema formation). Patients with venous disease, lipoedemas or lymphoedemas then have more complaints, such as thick and heavy legs or even pain. Vein patients who have pronounced varicose veins or have already had a thrombosis should wear their medical compression stockings consistently even in summer.

What’s more:  
Even people without venous diseases tend to have heavy legs and swellings in summer. Gentle compression stockings are also available from specialist medical retailers for people with healthy veins who attach particular importance to fit, beautiful legs at work, when travelling and during their leisure time. Get to know mJ-1 compression stockings and medi travel kennen.

What else can I do for my legs in summer?

Active muscles support the veins in transporting blood: swimming and aqua fitness have double benefits. The body cools down and the water pressure acts like a compression stocking. Doing exercises in a sitting position on hot days get the veins going. Rocking your feet and drawing foot circles, clawing your toes, tightening and relaxing your calf muscles are simple, effective exercises. If you like being outdoors, cycling and walking are very beneficial.

Wash your legs in cold water in the morning and evening, because the blood vessels constrict in the cold. This also supports your leg veins.

Ideal for sandals and flip-flops: Medical compression stockings with open toe – unless otherwise prescribed by your doctor. Find out more information about mediven compression stockings here.