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Compression garments in athletics

Discussion in 'Lifestyle Management' started by Sasha, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    I was just googling a bit and found this on the uses of compression garments in athletics - apparently they speed recovery as well as helping during performance. Interesting! There was much more about this on the net but I haven't had a look yet.

    I had been looking for info on whether compression garments could be considered a therapy for orthostatic intolerance (i.e. something that would improve the underlying condition over time) rather than just a crutch (though a welcome one) and found that instead. I'm sure the answers are out there somewhere!
     
  2. spindrift

    spindrift Plays With Voodoo Dollies

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    Thanks Sasha,
    Haven't read it all yet but looks really interesting. (The moving ads on the side are driving me crazy.)
     
  3. BEG

    BEG Senior Member

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    One of the best websites I've seen for OI/POTS is Dinet. http://www.dinet.org/ You'll find answers to practically all your questions regarding O.I. I hope you find this helpful.

    Incidentally, my doctor suggested a compression of 20-30 for me if you decide to go with compression stockings.

    BE G
     

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