ActiLymph Below Knee Hosiery Kit 40mmHg

  • EU Class 1, 18-21mmHg
  • Helps to control and reduce the symptoms of Oedema and Lymphoedema
  • Perfect alternative to compression bandages
£60.50

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Key Benefits

The ActiLymph leg ulcer hosiery kit from L&R is a hosiery alternative to bandages for healing leg ulcers. Two stockings are worn one on top of the other. A 10mmHg liner followed by a below knee, open toed class 2 European. Classification garment (23-32mmHg). The combined compression allows leg ulcer healing without the bulk of bandages. Suitable post healing for patients with a history of leg ulcer reoccurrence.

Indications for use

  • Treatment of venous leg ulcers
  • The control and reduction of oedema and lymphoedema
  • Prevention of recurrence of venous leg ulcers and severe varicose veins
  • A cosmetically acceptable alternative to compression bandages

Contraindications

  • This system may be unsuitable where there is heavy exudate and for large wounds
  • For large or irregular shaped limbs it may be more appropriate to use compression bandages
  • Padding and bandages are recommended for patients with very small limbs or with bony prominences
  • Lymphoedematous limbs should be treated with short stretch bandages eg Actico® prior to going into the leg ulcer hosiery kit
  • Diabetic patients - unless after specialist referral and under strict supervision
  • Arterial insufficiency / arterial disease / ischaemia according to vascular assessment.
  • ABPI of less than 0.8 and greater than 1.3 unless after specialist referral and under strict supervision and regular follow up
  • Congestive cardiac failure as compression could lead to cardiac overload Peripheral neuropathy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Known sensitivity to the fabric of the stockings

Not everyone with a leg ulcer is suitable for the hosiery kit and some people may need to wear bandages. It will depend on the size and shape of your leg and the ulcer.

Note: Daylong recommends that you contact a nurse, GP or pharmacist to ensure that compression hosiery is appropriate for you. If so, you will then need to be measured in order to obtain the correct size which will ensure that the hosiery works correctly and feels comfortable.

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Sizing Guide

Sizing is extremely important for your compression hosiery to work effectively. Ensure you measure the points on the diagram below comparing them to the charts below to find the right size for you.

Where to measure?

Circumference measurements in cm for the following points:

  • cC - Calf - widest point at the calf
  • cB - Ankle - narrowest point above the ankle bone
Size Chart
CircumferenceSmallMediumLargeExtra LargeExtra Extra Large
cC 31 - 39cm 33 - 41cm 35 - 44cm 39 - 48cm 44 - 52cm
cB 19 - 21cm 21 - 23.5cm 23 - 27cm 27 - 32cm 32 - 37cm

Delivery

We aim to Dispatch all Orders within 2-3 working days as long as we have the item in stock.

All Orders received before 1pm will be shipped same working day stock permitting. Orders after 3pm Friday will be dispatched next working day.

Please note all prices include VAT except Rest of World.

  • United Kingdom: Royal Mail 1st Class
    £2.50 or FREE on orders over £30

  • Europe/EIRE: Royal Mail Int. Tracked & Signed
    £7.50 or FREE on orders over £75

  • Rest of World: Royal Mail Int. Tracked & Signed
    £10.00 or FREE on orders over £100

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