Flat knit and circular knit; what's the difference?

How do they work?All graduated compression garments are manufactured using either flat knit or seamless circular knit machines. Traditionally, custom sleeves are seamed and flat-knit, however, those options are rapidly expanding to include seamless. There are many commonalities between these two different knit types; both circular knit and flat knit medical graduated compression garments work by...

Dr. Sheri Prentiss: When Everything Changed

Dr. Sheri Prentiss MD, MPH, CPS/A, CPE, FACPE is board certified occupational & environmental medicine physician, public health expert, and a breast cancer survivor. Dr. Prentiss has been featured in The New England Journal of Medicine, MORE, Essence, Oxygen, Today’s Chicago Woman, Weinberg Magazine, and the Chicago Tribune among other notable publications. She has also been fea...

LympheDIVAs Vendor Feature: Lymphedames

We are pleased to feature our South Africa distributor Lymphedames for this vendor feature. How did you get into the business?People always like to tell you that you’re special, and in April of 2014, I found out just how special I was. One in 6,250,000, I was diagnosed as having breast cancer in both breasts—stage 3 for one tumour and stage 1 for the other.Fortunately, my surgeon had m...