In this together

Your free magazine to bring together everyone who is involved in compression therapy, whether you are a wearer, carer, prescriber, designer, manufacturer or dispenser of compression. Each issue is packed full of helpful information, tips and advice.

To read your copy simply choose an issue below.

Issue # 11

What's inside

In This Together: a new website and online resources for you
How compression therapy makes legs better
Understanding varicose eczema and how to treat it
A guide to taking care of your compression garment
Microworld: a fun way to learn about wounds online!
Patient assist: Squeeze in some time to learn about healthy legs
Lymphoedema: its causes and how to manage it
The benefits of relaxing with a jigsaw
Long-term conditions and mental wellbeing
Don’t let varicose veins be a pain during pregnancy
You’ve got the power to care for your legs and feet

Issue # 10

What's inside

Best in class: which garment is right for you?
Don’t let ulcer recurrence and pain stand in your way!
JOBST® Confidence: flat-knit compression garments for an active Iifestyle
From despair to chair! My arm lymphoedema journey
Love your skin this summer
Top tips to tackle itchy skin 5 easy steps
A national strategy to manage lower limb wounds
Cook up a storm with the Leg Club
 

Issue # 9

What's inside

How does compression improve lower limb health?
Chronic oedema: a common but unrecognised condition
Garment size does matter!
Pump it up! Top tips for healthier legs
HidraWear: a new solution for people with hidradenitis supparativa (HS)
The mind and body benefits of snuggling up with a book
Charity news

Issue # 8

What's inside

Identifying urgent changes in your leg health
Which compression garment is right for you?
How to care for your compression garment
How the great outdoors can help to improve your health
Action Reliever: a knee brace for people with knee osteoarthritis
Managing lymphoedema after breast cancer
Why is vascular assessment important?
 

Issue # 7

What's inside

Take good care of yourself, you belong to you
Cleanse your skin regularly to keep it in good health
Moisturise to keep your skin soft and supple
Be your own skin inspector!
Preventing, recognising and treating cellulitis
What to look for at dressing change
Why you need to keep wearing your compression
The Eatwell Guide to a healthy, balanced diet
Do’s and Don’ts for lifelong leg health
Ways to help your compression to help you
Staying well while staying at home
Gardening...can we dig it? Yes we can!

Issue # 6

What's inside

How to prevent leg ulcers and swelling from coming back
Glove up to keep out of arm’s way
How to take good care of your skin
Does pain stop you wearing your compression?
Top tips to tackle itchy skin
My compression community
Jump right in to swimming
Nordic walking: a unique way to work out
 

Issue # 5

What's inside

Highlights from our first ever Patient Forum
Long-term swelling: could you have chronic oedema?
Living with a leg ulcer: one year on
Why using the right skin care product matters
What makes wearing compression a good experience?
New treatments for varicose veins
Stand up for legs - Legs matter feature
The treemendous benefits of forest bathing

Issue # 4

What's inside

What you need to know about vascular assessment
Prescription challenges for people with lipoedema
The class of 2019: learn all about your garment!
Easy exercises for home or work: every little helps!
Why it’s time to stop smoking for good
Extra! extra! Read all about it! The benefits of a book
Your prescription problems solved
 

Issue # 3

What's inside

Leaky legs? Don’t just go with the flow!
Managing lymphoedema after breast cancer
The ups and downs of living with a leg ulcer
Don’t be bugged by insect bites
Varicose veins in pregnancy: how to handle them
Stand up for legs

Issue # 2

What's inside

Made to measure compression hosiery: why the right fit is so important
Made to measure: 4 products featured
Get the best from your compression garment
Walk this way for health and wellbeing
Spring into gardening action!
Your leg ulcer problems solved
What to expect on your venous leg ulcer treatment journey: from diagnosis to healing
Understanding cellulitis and how to prevent it
The Eatwell Guide to a healthy, balanced diet
Skin changes: what are they and what causes them?
The Leg Ulcer Charity
Lipoedema UK: offering support and raising awareness
 

Issue # 1

What's inside

Essential skin care in five easy steps
Wear it well: why the fit of your garment matters
Commonly encountered compression problems solved
Need an innovative compression product? It’s a wrap!
Compression wrap gave me back my independence
Leg Clubs®: lower-limb care in a friendly social setting
Difficulties with getting the right compression garment quickly?
My compression community: Mary Woods
Hear ye, hear ye: a trip down memory lane
The Lymphoedema Support Network
You’ve got to be in it to swim it!