Compression Therapy

Custom and off-the-shelf compression therapy solutions that are sized just for you to ensure they are easy and comfortable to wear.

Let’s put some spring back in your step

If you’re suffering from tired, achy feet, uncomfortable swelling or varicose veins, PBO Group’s custom and off-the-shelf compression therapy solutions can provide welcome relief.

It all starts with a made-to-measure fit. Our certified fitters will assess and measure your body to ensure the garment that is made or chosen provides the right degree of pressure but is also easy to put on and comfortable to wear.

Compression Therapy services are offered at PBO Niagara, PBO Kawartha, PBO Barrie and PBO Owen Sound.

Money Matters: In some cases, The Ministry of Health’s Assistive Devices Program will cover a portion (75%) of the cost of compression garments. Most major insurance plans will also cover a portion of the cost. As part of our commitment to best-in-class client care, our staff is happy to assist with submitting insurance documents to the appropriate parties.

Lymphedema is a condition where a part of the body becomes swollen as a result of damage to the lymphatic system. In some cases, people are born with this condition and in others, it develops after the body experiences a trauma, injury or surgery. Thirty per cent of breast cancer patients who undergo lymph node removal surgery will develop lymphedema.

Custom and off-the-shelf compression garments can help address the causes and symptoms of lymphedema for almost any part of the body. PBO Group’s certified Lymphedema Fitter has received specialized training to support our clients in selecting and sizing the right lymphedema compression solution for their unique needs. These garments mimic the flat structure of the lymphatic system to push lymphatic fluid back into circulation.

A significant portion of the cost of lymphedema compression garments is eligible for Assistive Devices Program (ADP) funding. PBO Group staff will be happy to assist with any paperwork required to access this funding.

Venous stockings are used primarily for the legs to help treat mild to severe swelling, varicose veins and muscle fatigue. They are often recommended for use during air travel, pregnancy and exercise. Their circular knit serves to squeeze veins together to force blood back into circulation.

PBO Group offers both custom and off-the-shelf venous stocking options and our certified fitter will help you assess your options. Most insurance plans offer coverage for venous stockings, but often require a doctor’s prescription for higher, medical-grade levels of stockings. PBO Group staff will be happy to assist with any paperwork required by your insurance company.

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The benefits of having custom-fit compression therapy solutions include a tailored fit based on your specific measurements, medical-grade levels of compression, better solutions for sensitive skin and helpful advice and support that can make for easier wear and care.

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