Healthy Living

Learn how lymphatic and venous conditions affect the body and can be managed with properly fitting gradient compression.

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JOBST® is here to be a resource for you, our customers. In our Healthy Living section you can learn more about vein disease and lymphedema, including disease facts, risk factors, symptoms and ways to manage these conditions using gradient compression.

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) kills more people every year than AIDS, breast cancer, and car accidents combined.
Source: Cohen AT, Agnelli G, Anderson FA, et al. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Europe. Thromb Haemost. 2007;98:756-764.
 
  • Vein Disease 101

    Tired, aching or swollen legs? Learn how your body may be telling you that your leg veins need attention soon.


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  • Lymphedema 101

    Learn what lymphedema is, read about staging, and find out how to manage the disease.


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  • Wound Care 101

    Experiencing a venous leg ulcer or other wound? Learn how wound care can prevent infection and other issues. 


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  • Gradient Compression

    Learn how gradient compression is used to manage venous disease and lymphedema.


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