Britain's demographics have shifted and for the first time ever, the country now contains more pensioners than children. With many elderly patients experiencing foot and lower leg problems it is perhaps appropriate therefore that Espère Healthcare have added a new product to their range of DermaSilk Therapeutic Clothing, the DermaSilk Heel-less Undersocks.
The DermaSilk Heel-less Undersocks have been designed specifically for our ageing population who, from the age of 50 onwards, may develop skin conditions like gravitational eczema and leg sores due to poor circulation and a weakening of vein walls in the lower legs.
Gravitational Eczema is an itchy rash specific to the lower parts of the legs. It is generally associated with and often triggered by venous diseases. This is why it is also known as venous eczema.
Legs affected by such a condition are inflamed and the damaged skin is red and scaly with a potential to ooze, crust and crack....