Tips for Hot Weather

The summer is here and the heat is on! We know that trying to manage your swelling in the hot summer months can be a challenge.  Here are some suggestions to try to keep you cool when the weather heats up. 

Take the plunge 

Taking a dip in the pool may seem like an obvious one, but water also provides an excellent natural gradient. Gradient compression stockings were designed after the natural water gradient. Conrad Jobst found relief for his severe varicose veins in a swimming pool and it is where he got the idea to use textiles to mimic the natural water gradient. 

Water is also the ideal place to exercise in the hot weather. The buoyancy water provides is easy on your joints and keeps you cool. Try water walking or going for a swim to stay cool and keep fit! 

Keep cool on the move 

We know that wearing compression garments in the heat can be uncomfortable for some people. This is why we designed some garments to help keep you cool during the summer months.  

  • JOBST Confidence 

Inquire with your garment supplier to see if you are a good candidate for our new flat knit JOBST Confidence garment. JOBST confidence is made with high performance fabrics that wick away moisture and keep your skin dry, leaving a comfortable feeling all day.  

  • JOBST Elvarex  

JOBST Elvarex has a special knitting structure that allows air to pass, to enhance wearing comfort and provides 80 SPF to protect you from the sun’s harmful rays. 

Sleep soundly 

To help get a good night’s sleep in the warmer weather, we recommend placing your nighttime garment in the freezer a few hours before bedtime. The garment will feel cool on your skin and may help you to fall asleep without feeling too hot.  

Why not try our relax garments to help your night time comfort?   

  • JOBST Relax  

Our JOBST Relax garments are made with Cool Max yarns and a special flat-knit construction that enhances comfort. 

For more information on our products, visit our JOBST website – and to share any of your own tips, join our community at! 

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