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Our mission - Support patients for life

There are large and growing Vascular and Lymphoedema challenges worldwide: Despite diagnosis, patients often have been on a long journey before settling on treatment. The challenges are universal - their condition is difficult to live with and they are looking for help and support from Home Care Professionals.

L&R compression is driven by a desire to support healthcare professionals and patients on their compression therapy journey. Our mission is to improve the quality of patient's life. We develop products that don't just solve the immediate problem; but offer support over a lifetime of care.

L&R offers patients and healthcare professionals:

 

 

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Treatment is time-consuming and challenging

Leg ulcers and lymphodema cost the global economy billions 4), 5), 6)

L&R offers support for life


Self-care compression therapy - In actual practice

Moving patients to self-care is the key objective in the management of chronic conditions and our compression portfolio can support patients and clinicians throughout their entire treatment journeys. By identifying and offering support in addressing Home Care Professionals and patient needs throughout this journey, we offer you support. The ability to self-care is empowering! When it fits with the patient's lifestyle and is easy to apply. Let's listen to HCP and their experiences:

 

 

Ellen's story (Skin and Oedema Therapist)

We're always under pressure to find the right treatment at the lowest possible cost and that's why involving the patient in their treatment plan is so important. ReadyWrap® is so easy for our patients to use that it aids our clinic to reduce the number of treatment sessions from 3 to 2 per week, it also helps cut treatment times by half, in comparison to traditional bandaging. This means that patients can regain their independence, while we keep costs under control.

Robert's story (Community Nurse)

When I am applying compression therapy for patients with lymphoedema and venous oedema, I sometimes need to visit a patient two or three times a week, which just isn't cost-effective. We recently trialled the ReadyWrap® compression device to see if we could save time and increase efficiencies. We managed to reduce nursing time and also reduce the swelling so much that my patient could wear his boots and get back on his bike again. A great outcome for everyone.

Margaret's story (Primary Carer)

My husband developed leg ulcers after an accident left him paralysed and doctors said they may have to amputate. He had incredibly low self-esteem and was housebound. Our lives were put on hold. That's when I decided to become fully involved in John's care. Our Nurse Specialist recommended using a ReadyWrap® for his compression and we saw an incredible difference. John's wounds have almost healed and he's back in the garden again. His confidence has returned and I've got my husband back.

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ReadyWrap®

The easy solution for self-care compression.

 

The ReadyWrap compression garment makes it easy to achieve clinically effective levels of compression1), and offers the support patients need to manage their condition – not just today, but for life. The adjustable compression garments are for patients with venous and lymphatic diseases in arms and legs.

  • Empowers the patient to selfcare 11)
  • Easy to use, apply and adjust 3) ,4) - even with arthritic hands 3)
  • Low-profile design allows patients to wear their usual footwear 2)
  • Improved concordance - well tolerated by patients 4)
  • Cost-effective alternative to bandaging via self-care 11)
  • Saves time - reduces the need for clinic visits 11)
  • Short stretch Properties13), therapeutic working and tolerable lower resting pressure
  • 50% overlapping straps for oedema containment and control 4), 5)

ReadyWrap™ is designed to improve clinical outcomes; reduce costs and improve patients' quality of life.


L&R Support for Life-Learning Center

Study database

Are you interested to learn more about compression therapy? Visit our download area where we provide you with latest studies.

 

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Ellen Kuijper-Kuip, Skin and edematherapist – ­MediSkin – Total Skin Care; Jeanette Muldoon, Activa Healthcare Ltd., L&R UK. Meeting the practical and economic challenges of managing skin and wounds using self-care as an option for patients with lymphedema. Annual Meeting of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Amsterdam, 3–5 May 2017.

 
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Hampton, S. (2016). The difficulty and the solution of compression therapy in a healed venous leg ulcer. Br J Community Nursing, 21(9), p34–p38.

 
4)

Ehmann, S. (2016). Multinational, pilot audit of a Velcro adjustable compression wrap system for venous and lymphatic conditions. JWC, 25(9), p513–p520.

 
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Robert de Klerk, District Nurse, Buurtzorg Zeeburg, Amsterdam NL; Jeanette Muldoon, Activa Healthcare Ltd., L&R UK. How can Velcro Compression Systems contribute in Wound Management. Annual Meeting of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA), Amsterdam 3–5 May 2017.

 
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Ehmann, S; Bock, K. (2017). Critical evaluation of bandage alternative characteristics: a case series. EWMA Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 
5)

Bock, K.J. (2016). Adjustable compression wraps can prevent ulcer re-occurrence in phlebo­lymphedema; a case series. Poster presentation, SAWC, Austin 2016.

 
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Muldoon, J.; Hampton, S. (2017). Validity, Inter-rater and Intra-rater reliability of an Adjustable Compression Device Application, SAWC, San Diego 2017.

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