|In Phase II of treatment Lymphedema patients wear compression garments during
the day and apply lymphedema bandages for the night. Measurements for these
compression garments should be taken by a certified therapist to ensure the
correct fit. An incorrectly fitting Lymphedema sleeve or stocking will have
negative effects on the lymphedema itself and patient compliance.
compression class and the type of lymphedema garment (round or flat knit, style)
depends on the severity of the swelling, the patients age and any other relevant
The certified lymphedema therapist or the supervising physician
will determine the compression class required.