Compression Therapy

What is Compression Therapy?

Compression therapy is a graduated compression system that reduces venous pressure within the limb. This can improve: blood flow, decrease swelling, prevent/treat venous disorders, and reduce risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) by 50%.

Is Compression Therapy for you?

If you experience the following symptoms, compression therapy may be right for you:
• Tired, swollen, achy legs
• Edema pooling
• Varicose and spider veins
• Changes to the skin- thick, waxy, hardened appearance
• Skin Ulcers

Who would benefit from Compression Therapy?

• Frequent flyers
• Jobs requiring prolonged sitting/standing
• Pregnant women
• Athletes
• Individuals with circulatory disorders

What kinds of Compression Stockings are there?

Compression stockings come in various lengths including: calf, thigh, and pantyhose. There is also a wide range of materials for you to choose from in order to best fit your wardrobe and lifestyle. Materials include: cotton blends, microfiber, merino wool, and many more.

What brand do you suggest?

Honsberger Physio+ exclusively offers Sigvaris products. We find they offer the highest quality and largest variety of medical compression solutions that improve health and well being. Sigvaris has extensive history and experience with compression products goes back more than 150 years. For almost 60 years, Sigvaris medical compression solutions have offered effective and reliable support for vascular conditions. Anywhere, anytime, and for everyone.

Is it covered under Insurance?

Yes! Most insurance plans cover the cost of compression stockings. You will need a doctor’s prescription for compression stockings with a compression level 20-30mmHg or higher. Otherwise, you can purchase compression stockings with a lower compression level over the counter.

Booking an Appointment

To book an appointment for a compression fitting, you can do so online at or you can call 905-940-2627 or 905-841-0411 to speak with an one of our amazing Office Administrators.

If you have any additional questions regarding compression therapy, please feel free to email Melisa directly at

Orthopedic Rehabilitation
105-675 Cochrane Drive, Markham, ON L3R 0B8 P (905) 940-2627 F (905) 940-3136 HONSBERGER@HONSBERGERPHYSIOPLUS.COM
81 Temperance Street, Aurora, ON L4G 2R1 P (905) 841-0411 F (905) 841-7311 AURORA@HONSBERGERPHYSIOPLUS.COM