Having a family member who has venous disease increases the chances of you getting it. Assess your own legs and feet regularly and consider wearing compression socks and tights*.
Do you currently care for a family member or friend who has issues with their legs or is diagnosed with venous disease?
Helping with putting on compression therapy
If you have a friend or family member that you think you may be able to help apply compression therapy, take a look at the application videos, or speak to your GP, a nurse or pharmacist about how you can help.
you’re new to compression
or have concerns about your legs or feet, please talk to your GP, nurse or
pharmacist for further advice on whether compression might be suitable for you.