Juzo Wrap Below Knee

$110.00 excl. tax

An alternative to bandages or elastic compression garments. Can be used to reduce edema.

Description

An alternative to bandages or elastic compression garments. Can be used to reduce edema.

Use

To reduce edema instead of bandages or if Lymphedema Therapy is not available. Elastic compression stockings can be difficult to put on. The Juzo Wrap can serve as an option for compression stockings for those that have fragile skin, painful shoulders or weak grip. We sometimes suggest this if a patient is not able to participate in the full therapy program due to long driving distance to the clinic or high co-pay costs. We do recommend that you get training in proper application.

The Juzo wrap comes with a compression anklet. It can be difficult to put on but not as hard as a knee high compression garments. Many of our patients can put them on using rubber gloves or a regular sock aid. Do not use the legging without compression on your foot and ankle.

Pros

  • Adjustable in size. The garment can change with leg.
  • Can be used to reduce edema as self treatment. May reduce the need for therapy.
  • Requires no strenuous pulling to get it on.
  • Gentle on the skin as there is no shearing or pulling.
  • Requires no strenuous pulling to get it on.

Cons

  • Not as effective as short stretch compression bandages applied by a Lymphedema Therapist.
  • Requires dexterity to be applied independently.
  • Requires that you can reach to your ankle.
  • It has to be applied correctly for even pressure. Otherwise it can cause blistering or discomfort in a swollen arm.

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Physician | Oncologist | Vascular Surgeon | Case Manager | Nurse & Physician's Assistant | Podiatrist