Compression benefits for the arms
The gentle pressure that compression arm sleeves offer has many benefits, from better blood circulation and increased oxygen supply over stabilising the arm muscles to increasing lymphatic drainage. In sports, they are used for an enhanced performance with more power and for injury prevention as well as recovery. They also protect the skin from the sun and harmful UV rays and keep the arms warm. medi compression sleeves focus on helping with venous and lymphatic conditions, such as vein thrombosis, lymphoedema and lipoedema.
Compression arm sleeves by medi
medi continuously works on improving our compression garments so that we can offer our customers the most effective and comfortable to wear products. The mediven harmony arm sleeves are the latest arm sleeve range from medi. It raises the standard for circular knit arm sleeves with a perfect balance between efficacy and comfort. It is knitted to stringent RAL quality standard to ensure accurate graduated compression. mediven harmony is a unique fabric that is soft to the touch, clinically effective and easy to apply.
It features a new design that incorporates a double ellipse - one in the crease and one on the point of the elbow - for maximum patient comfort. There are different versions available:
- full-length sleeves with and without handpiece
- as well as with or without shoulder cap
The optional grip top guarantees that the sleeves don't slip. Your doctor will advise you on the right style for you.
The compression arm sleeves are made from breathable and moisture wicking material that directs sweat to the outside and dries fast. It allows you to stay cool at high temperatures, but keeps you warm in the cold. The sleeves are elastic to make them more comfortable and easy to put on.
Wearing and caring for your compression arm sleeves
If you're new to wearing compression sleeves, you might have questions. Here we've tried to answer the most common ones. If you have other questions specifically about medi products, please don't hesitate to contact our customer service. For questions about your symptoms please contact your healthcare provider.
When and for how long should you wear compression arm sleeves?
Compression arm sleeves are absolutely safe to wear all day. Depending on the symptoms or reasons you're wearing them, your doctor will let you know what's the best course of action for you personally.
How do you find the right size?
The compression sleeves are supposed to fit like a second skin. Only then can they be fully effective. This requires that you pick the right size out of the 7 sizes medi offers. Check our size charts or contact us to determine your ideal size. We're happy to assist you.
How do you wash your compression sleeves?
All medi compression garments come with washing instructions that you should consult before washing them the first time. You can machine wash and even tumble dry them at a low temperature. Direct heat or aggressive cleaning agents should be avoided since they can affect the stretch of the fabric and the compressive performance. Therefore, you shouldn't iron, bleach or dry-clean compression garments to ensure the best durability.