AVC Compression Measurement

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The Art of Vein Care partners with Sigvarus to provide our patients with high quality compression garments.
These videos will help you measure for your garment and offer easy ways to put on your garment which will also help them last longer.

How to measure for your compression wear

Taking measurements

Standard Stockings


Take measurements first in the morning whenever possible. The leg should be free of oedema/swelling. Take measurements on the skin (not over trousers).


Circumference: Place the measuring tape fi rmly around the leg / hip / waist without constricting.

Length: Measure length at the inside of the leg, with leg straight.

How to use donning aids for your garments