Medical compression stockings (popularly also called compression stockings) are used in case of problems with the veins, tired legs or persistent moisture in, for example, an arm or a leg. The term compression stockings is not accurate. Compression stockings are class 1 pressure stockings and give as the word says support. Very light complaints can be fixed. Support hose pressure class 1 will not be reimbursed by your health care provider, you should pay the costs themselves. The medical compression stockings are available in pressure class 2, 3 and 4. The stockings exerting pressure on your legs and/or arm. These stockings have a decreasing pressure gradient of the ankle to the knee (possibly up to the groin) or from wrist to armpit, as a result, the drainage of fluid and waste optimally stimulated in the direction of your heart. This ensures that no more moisture can accumulate in your legs/arm, causing your depression.

You can go for therapeutic elastic stocking (TEK) in the practices in Bleiswijk (Lansingerland), Zoetermeer, Rotterdam, Gorinchem and Sliedrecht. If necessary it is possible also a therapeutic elastic stocking (TEK) measurement at home to get into region of Rodenijs, Bergschenhoek, Bleiswijk, Berkel and Zoetermeer, Sliedrecht, Gorinchem, Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Rotterdam and Capelle aan de Ijssel.

Fitting costs

Fitting costs of medical compression stockings, it is important that you do not have more moisture in your legs/arm. In some cases, it is therefore necessary to first start with bandaging and supplementary edema therapy before the stockings can be measured. The skin therapists will assess this for you and with you consult when you for your initial consultation. During the second consultation you can fit, we will to the stockings and pull out instructions, washing instructions and maintenance of the stockings.

It may be that you need the tools to and pulling out your stockings. When this is the case we will inform you about the different possibilities and, if desired, for delivery concerns of these resources.

Types of medical compression stockings

Medical compression stockings have as basic materials: rubber and synthetic rubber such as polyurethane, cotton and polyamide. When you have an allergy to certain materials please contact us to ask about the possibilities.

Medical compression stockings are knitted. There are circular knitted and vlakgebreide stockings. The circular knitted stockings are knitted as a kind of tube and do not contain any seams. Circular knitting stockings are available in both ready-to-wear and made-to-measure. The choice for this is depending on the shape/sizes of the leg/arm and the medical indication.

A vlakgebreide stocking is knitted as 1 lap and fastened to each other on the back. This gives these stockings a seam at the rear. Plane breikousen are both in ready-to-wear and custom work available. The choice for this is depending on the shape/sizes of the leg/arm and the medical indication.

Medical compression stockings help to maintain a certain result or aggravation. The stockings can be prescribed at:

  • Lymphedema (abnormal collection lymph fluid in body part)
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency (insufficient venous system)
  • Lipedema (disorder in the production of fatty tissue)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in FENS)
  • Varicose veins (varices)
  • Erysipelas
  • Open leg
  • Standing seated professions/occupations
  • Pregnancy
  • Long trips
  • Erytrocyanose (reddish purple skin discoloration)
  • Venous malformation (error in instance veins)
  • Erythema nodosum (painful red bumps on front legs)

During the initial consultation, your data and relevant medical history. It is the identification of any possible contraindications are making it fitting medical compression stockings is not possible. Also, a treatment plan and will give you advice about the treatment. If you are planning to declare the treatments at your health care insurance for fee, then we are required to go to your identification. This can be your driver's license, ID card or passport. If there are no contra-indications are we measure directly a therapeutic elastic stocking and we order this directly in front of you (provided you a link with you).

Fitting costs of medical compression stockings is always need a referral from your GP/medical specialist. Also, when you in the past somewhere else has my stockings then we again need a referral.

Fees

Depending on your health care provider, you are entitled to two pair/two pieces of medical compression stockings per 12 months or every 14 months. Consult your health insurance companies if you want to know more about the fee, this can sometimes by health insurance differ. The reimbursement take place from your basic insurance. Please take into account any outstanding obligatory and voluntary excess. Support hose pressure class 1 will not be reimbursed by the health care provider.

The practices of Skin a have contracts with all health insurance providers.

For more information and/or questions you can always contact us.

If necessary it is possible also a therapeutic elastic stocking (TEK) measurement at home to get into region of Rodenijs, Bergschenhoek, Bleiswijk, Berkel and Zoetermeer, Sliedrecht, Gorinchem, Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Rotterdam and Capelle aan de Ijssel.

Branches of skin zorgnet

Each location has a different trade name, but functions under skin zorgnet

Skin Care Medical Heart Bleiswijk

Dorpsstraat 3, BG 2665 Bleiswijk (Lansingerland)

010-5299316

bleiswijk@huidzorg.net

Route description

Monday09:00 – 21:00
Tuesday13:00 – 17:30
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
Friday09:00 – 17:30

Skin therapy de Colvenier "

The Colvenierstraat 1 d, 4205 JN Gorinchem

0183-621180

gorinchem@huidzorg.net

Route description

Monday09:00 – 20:30
Tuesday09:00 – 20:30
WednesdayClosed
Thursday09:00 – 17:30
Friday09:00 – 17:30

Skin care Rotterdam

Main road 480, 3067 GK Rotterdam

010-2188599

rotterdam@huidzorg.net

Route description

Monday09:00 – 17:30
Tuesday09:00 – 16:00
Wednesday13:00 – 21:00
ThursdayClosed
Friday09:00 – 17:30
Saturday10:00-13:00

Skin care Rotterdam-Location ijsselland Ziekenhuis

Prince Constantijnweg 2, 2906 ZC Capelle aan den IJssel

010-2188599

rotterdam@huidzorg.net

Route description

Tuesday17::00 – 19:00

Skin care Port quarter

Wilhelminastraat 69a Sliedrecht, 3361 XV

0184-870054

sliedrecht@huidzorg.net

Route description

Monday09:00 – 17:30
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
Friday09:00 – 17:30

Skin care Zoetermeer

Bijdorplaan 325 c, SX 2713 Zoetermeer

079-7074055

zoetermeer@huidzorg.net

Route description

Monday09:00 – 17:30
Tuesday09:00 – 17:30
WednesdayClosed
Thursday09:00 – 21:00
Friday09:00 – 17:30

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