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Strong colours for strong women: medi is expanding its range of coloured stockings with the new standard and trendy colours. The wide variety of colours is now available for the first time for all round-knit compression stockings.


Treat osteoporosis successfully

Spinomed works because it increases muscle strength.

Prof. Dr. Minne

Professor Helmut W. Minne, MD was Medical Director of ‘Der Fürstenhof ’ Clinic in Bad Pyrmont, Germany from 1991 to 2010. During this time, he collaborated with medi in developing the Spinomed back brace. In this interview, Professor Minne describes the building blocks of osteoporosis treatment and why Spinomed orthoses are still a great success, even 20 years later.

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Patients themselves play an active role in their treatment

“Listen to your body and take care of it. Talk to other people about your disease and focus on the positive things in your life!”

Rieky van Elk

Rieky van Elk from the Netherlands developed lymphoedema in her right arm after two episodes of breast cancer. She now has the lymphoedema under control – mainly thanks to the compression garments that she wears day and night. In the interview, the 62-year-old explains why it was so difficult to start treatment for the lymphoedema and why it is so important that patients themselves play an active role in their treatment, read up on the subject and treat their bodies with care.

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