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Custom Compression Garment Instructional Videos

Learning How to Measure and Complete Order Forms

The information presented in these video clips is intended for use by qualified professionals only. The video clips have been extracted from our full-length instructional video, which is also available (without charge) to qualified professionals. Please contact us for more information.

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Please have a copy of the most current Gottfried Medical order form(s) available so that you can follow along. Whenever applicable, the appropriate forms are indicated with each clip. To review all available forms now, use the menu “| Resources | Ordering | Order Form PDFs |” at the top of this page.

Forms Updated

The forms and form numbers referenced in the narration (voice-over) in these videos have been updated. In all videos… the new form number will appear in an arrow or an overlay as shown in the examples below.

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Measuring Guidelines for Gottfried Medical Custom Compression Therapy Garments

Measuring for a Gottfried Medical custom compression therapy garment is not difficult, but does require attention to detail. This video includes basic information that should be thoroughly understood and applied (as applicable) to every procedure when measuring for a Gottfried Medical custom compression therapy garment.

Materials Required:

  • None

Measuring for a Gottfried Medical Arm Sleeve Custom Compression Therapy Garment

Materials Required:

  1. Gottfried Medical Form F-035
  2. Gottfried Medical “Arm” Paper Tape
  3. A Sanitized Measuring Tape (fitter provided)
  4. Transparent Tape (fitter provided)

Measuring for a Gottfried Medical Bolero, Vest, or Body Suit Custom Compression Therapy Garment

Materials Required:

  1. Gottfried Medical Form F-040
  2. Gottfried Medical Form F-035
  3. Gottfried Medical Form F-029
  4. A Sanitized Measuring Tape (fitter provided)

Measuring for a Gottfried Medical Face Mask or Chin Strap Custom Compression Therapy Garment

Materials Required:

  1. Gottfried Medical Form F-039
  2. A Sanitized Measuring Tape (fitter provided)

Measuring for a Gottfried Medical Glove Custom Compression Therapy Garment

Materials Required:

  1. Gottfried Medical Form F-038
  2. Gottfried Medical Form F-037
  3. Gottfried Medical Finger Measuring Paper Tape
  4. Straight Edge Ruler (fitter provided)
  5. Thin Pencil or Ink Cartridge (fitter provided)

Measuring for a Gottfried Medical Knee, Thigh, or Waist Length Custom Compression Therapy Garment

Materials Required:

  1. Gottfried Medical Form F-029
  2. Gottfried Medical Form F-034
  3. Gottfried Medical “Knee Length,” or “Full Length,” Paper Tape
  4. A Sanitized Measuring Tape (fitter provided)
  5. Transparent Tape (fitter provided)

Conditions Treated with Gottfried Medical Compression Therapy Garments

Venous Insufficiency

Compression garments engineered for venous insufficiency mimic the action of healthy veins. They assist weak or damaged veins in the movement of blood to reduce or prevent swollen limbs associated discomfort and improve circulation. (more…)

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Lymphedema

Compression garments engineered for lymphedema are similar to those for venous insufficiency, assisting weak or damaged valves in the lymphatic "vein-like" capillaries in the movement of lymph into the veins, to reduce or prevent swollen limbs associated discomfort. (more…)

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Scar Suppression & Control

Compression garments engineered for lymphedema are similar to those for venous insufficiency, assisting weak or damaged valves in the lymphatic "vein-like" capillaries in the movement of lymph into the veins, to reduce or prevent swollen limbs associated discomfort. (more…)

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