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What are Compression Pumps?

Our Company not only provides an effective medical device, we also provide a healthier way to live. Compression Pumps are Often Covered by Medicare and Other Medical Insurances.

Pneumatic Compression Pumps

Total Compression Pumps is a leading provider of Sequential Pneumatic Compression Pumps. We are an American company, and we ship to most states. Our dedicated team of specialists work hard to provide you with devices to fit your individual needs. We are very knowledgeable in the field of Lymphedema, Venous insufficiency, Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and more and are available to answer your questions.

Below is some information about the  Compression Devices / Pumps we carry, how they work and how they can help you.

Please go to see  photos of our Compression Pumps and Garments

We Offer a Wide Selection Of:

  1. Compression Pumps
  2. Lymphedema Pumps
  3. DVT Pumps
  4. PAD Pumps
  5. Lipedema Pumps
  6. And more…

Compression Pumps Systems

Compression Therapy is safe, non-invasive, and easy to use. Clinical evidence supports the opinion that compression pumps are quite effective in treating Lymphedema, Venous insufficiency, Peripheral Artery Disease, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Lipedema caused by conditions such as cancer, heart / vascular disease, diabetes, obesity, poor circulation, vein issues, leg ulcers / wounds, immobility, obesity, as well as many post-surgical issues.

Our pneumatic compression pumps mimic the lymphatic system.

Their “milking” effect promotes lymphatic flow by moving fluid in the proper physiological direction, bottom to top. The compression device’s pumping action returns stagnant fluid back into the lymphatic system, where it’s eliminated from the body, decreasing  the size of the affected arm / leg /trunk.

Compression Pumps are intended for hospital or home use. They can accommodate single or bilateral use.  When you have your own pump, treatment is available to you 24 hours a day.  No more making appointments or wasting time driving to them. You can sit down, put the garments on, and get effective treatment at any time.  A compression  pump is the best way to reduce the swelling during the initial phase of use as well as limit the progression of the disease moving forward.

Here are the types of Compression Devices we Carry:

Lymphedema Pumps | Lymphedema Machine

What Is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in your arm, leg, or trunk area. Lymphedema pumps treat swelling and pain of the arms, legs, or trunk, as well as other conditions, including but not limited to, chronic venous stasis ulcers and venous insufficiency.

What Is a Sequential Pneumatic Compression Device for Lymphedema?

  • A Lymphedema Pump is an intermittent, pneumatic compression device with sequential gradient pressure. Sequential Pneumatic Compression Devices consist of an inflatable garment and a pneumatic pump that fills the garment chambers with compressed air.
  • The garment is intermittently and sequentially inflated, one chamber at a time, then deflated. This process continues for a specific cycle time set by you. The pressure is set by you as well and can be adjusted as the need arises.
  • The arm or leg garments are zipped on. You will turn the machine on and set the timer and the pressure.  Your Pneumatic Compression pump will begin compressing excess fluid upward, through each chamber of the garment. In a four-chamber leg garment and pump, the first chamber is the foot /ankle area, second is the calf area, third is the knee area and forth is the thigh area. In the arm garment, the first chamber is the fingertip/ hand area, second is the wrist / forearm area, third is the elbow area, fourth is the upper arm/ axilla / area. The compression sequentially moves the fluid upward toward the groin area in legs, and towards shoulder / chest area in the  These areas are  where we have an abundance of lymph nodes; These working lymph nodes will attach to, and help eliminate, the excess fluid from your body.  There are two types of compression devices:
  • Uncalibrated pumps are set at one pressure, which starts at the bottom of the garment / sleeve (either toe foot area or below fingertips). Chambers are sequentially inflated upward to produce a “milking” effect on the limb. This process compresses fluid upward where it will be eliminated from the body.
  • Calibrated pumps can be set at a different pressure setting in each chamber of the garment /sleeve. This enables maximum compliance for those with severe ulcers/wounds, limb tenderness or pain in a specific area of the extremity. An example of this when the pressure must be lowered over an ulcer/wound, yet the rest of the leg gets treated with a proper pressure setting for their treatment.

The lymphedema pump is proven to decrease the limb  size and improve your lymphatic function.    They are intended for hospital or home use. They can accommodate a single or bilateral use.  When you have your own pump, treatment is available to you 24 hours a day.  No more making appointments or wasting time driving to them. You can sit down, put the garments on and get treatment at  any time.  A compression  pump is the best way to reduce the swelling during the initial phase of use as well as limit the progression of the disease moving forward. Lymphedema is not curable; however, it can be controlled by regular use of a compression device.

What Are the Health benefits of a Lymphedema Pump?

  • Helps Reduce Pain
  • Helps Reduce Edema / Swelling
  • Helps Control Weeping of the Legs
  • Mimic the lymphatic system
  • Promotes lymphatic flow moving fluid in the proper direction, distally to proximally, (bottom to top)
  • Stimulates circulation to promote wound healing and better health
  • Delivers continuous flow

Lymphedema pumps are lightweight, portable and easy to use

What is Lipedema?

Lipedema is a condition that causes fat build-up in buttocks, thighs, calves, and sometimes the upper arms.

Can A Compression Device Help Treat Lipedema?

Lipedema is a condition that causes disproportionate fat buildup in the limbs, but it can also cause other adverse effects, such as fluid buildup in your limbs that is the result of the lymphatic system malfunctioning. When this occurs, your lymphatic system is unable to properly drain fluid back through the system. A variety of treatment options that are effective include compression garments and Complete Decongestive Therapy. Another option to help you manage your symptoms at home  with the help of pneumatic compression pump therapy.

Pneumatic compression pumps are devices for  home for use. These pumps are ideal for treating  Lipedema without frequent office visits to your  physician. These pumps work in a similar manner to the techniques utilized in manual lymphatic drainage massages.

How It Works? 

A Compression  Pump is an intermittent, pneumatic compression device with sequential gradient pressure. Sequential Pneumatic Compression Devices consist of an inflatable garment  and a pneumatic pump that fills the garment chambers with compressed air. The garment is intermittently and sequentially inflated, one chamber at a time, then deflated. This process continues for a specific cycle time set by you. The pressure is set by you as well and can be adjusted as the need arises. The Chambers of the leg garments are sequentially inflated upward to produce a “milking” effect on the limb. This process compresses fluid upward where it will be eliminated from the body. It gently massages the legs encouraging the flow of lymphatic fluid.

What are the Health Benefits of a  Lipedema Pump?

  • Helps reduce pain
  • Helps reduce swelling / edema
  • Stimulates circulation for better health
  • Helps increase mobility
  • Encourages the flow of lymphatic fluid

Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI) Pumps

What is Chronic Venous Insufficiency?

Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when your leg veins don’t allow blood to flow back up to your heart. Normally, the valves in your veins make sure that blood flows toward your heart. When these valves don’t work well, blood can flow backwards. This can cause blood to collect and pool in your legs, causing CVI.

What Is a Sequential Pneumatic Compression Device for

Venous Insufficiency and Cellulitis

There is a widespread consensus in supporting literature that compression therapy is a necessary part of chronic venous insufficiency treatment. This is how the device works.

PAD treatment
  • Sequential Pneumatic Compression Devices consist of an inflatable garment and a pneumatic pump that fills the garment/sleeve chambers with compressed air.
  • The sleeve is intermittently and sequentially inflated, one chamber at a time, then deflated. This process continues for a specific cycle time set by you. The pressure is set by you and can be adjusted as the need arises.
  • Pneumatic Compression pumps compress fluid upward, through each chamber of    the leg garment. In a four-chamber pump, the first chamber is the foot /ankle area, second is the calf area, third is the knee area and forth is the thigh area. The fluid is pushed upward, toward the groin area, where we have an abundance of lymph nodes; These working lymph nodes will attach to, and help eliminate, the excess fluid from your body.
  • Uncalibrated Pumps – E0651 are set at one pressure, which starts at the bottom of the garment / sleeve (either toe foot area or below fingertips). Chambers are sequentially inflated, at the set pressure, to produce a “milking” effect on the limb. This process compresses fluid upward where it will be eliminated from the body.
  • Calibrated Pumps E0652 can be set at a different pressure setting in each chamber of the garment. This enables maximum compliance for those with severe ulcers/wounds, limb tenderness or pain in a specific area of the extremity. An example of this is when the pressure must be lowered over a specific ulcer / wound, because of harmful bleeding /weeping /pain, yet the rest of the leg is treated with the higher-pressure setting, ensuring effective treatment. Insurance companies rarely authorize a calibrated pump.

Compression pumps, along with prescribed antibiotics, treat Cellulitis as well. Cellulitis is a potentially serious bacterial skin infection whereby the  affected skin appears swollen and red and is typically painful and warm to the touch. The pump reduces swelling and helps remove the bacterial fluid from the leg or arm which helps improve the condition.

We gladly accept MEDICARE and most other insurances you need more information please call 800 854-0335 or complete CONTACT FORM We carry a variety of Pumps and Sleeves including BIO-COMPRESSION

What are the Health Benefits of a Venous Insufficiency Pump?

  • Helps reduce swelling, pain
  • Aids in blood circulation
  • Helps ulcer / wound healing
  • Helps heal and Prevent stasis dermatitis (itching and scaling),
  • Helps heal and Prevent hyperpigmentation (brown patches, leathery skin),
  • Helps varicose veins.
  • Helps heal cellulitis

Compression  pumps are lightweight, portable, and easy to use

DVT Pumps

DVT’s can be  caused by surgery or trauma usually to the leg or abdominal area.   When a blood clot forms, in a vein deep inside your body, it causes what doctors call Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). DVT occurs, most often, in the lower leg or thigh, however, it can occur in the pelvic area or arm as well.

DVT Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices

Intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) devices or DVT Pumps provide pressure to the venous system of the limbs to enhance blood flow and prevent clotting. DVT Cuffs are placed around the circumference of the legs / thigh / feet.  The DVT pump begins working in cycles of 60 seconds, rapidly inflating, and deflating alternate leg sleeves. This helps avoid blood clots by increasing blood flow through the leg veins.

Our DVT garments offers compression to the entire circumference of the leg. Garments are bilateral for calf, calf and thigh, feet.

What are the Health Benefits of a DVT Pump?

  • Intended for prophylaxis (prevention) of deep vein thrombosis
  • Enhancement of venous and arterial circulation
  • Prevention of venous stasis ulcers
  • Assist in healing of cutaneous ulcers
What are the Health Benefits of a DVT Pump
PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION DEVICES

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a commonly occurring circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs. Vascular disease and Diabetes are common causes of PAD.

Arterial Compression Pumps for PAD

 The Arterial Pump is an intermittent, high pressure, rapid cycle compression system that sequentially compresses the foot and calf in patients suffering from arterial disease. Through effective, high-pressure compression, deep arteries are helped to promote oxygenated blood flow in the legs.

Poor circulation in diabetics may lead to hard to heal wounds. These wounds can become infected and, untreated, can lead to amputation. The Arterial Pump will help leg circulation which aids in wound healing.

What are the Health Benefits of an Arterial  Pump?

  • Increased ability to walk distances
  • Increased circulation, especially for diabetic conditions
  • Less claudication (limping)
  • Improved leg condition while resting and post exercise
  • Improved Quality of Life

How Do I Get Ready for Using an Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device?

  • Ordering an intermittent pneumatic compression pump starts by calling us at
  • 800 854-0335. During our free, initial consultation, we’ll review the requirements to obtain a compression pump for you and address any other questions / concerns you have.
  • We’re very knowledgeable and experienced in all lymphedema / venous insufficiency / DVT/ PAD aspects. We know which pumps are best for treating certain conditions / symptoms.
  • You may qualify to get a compression pump covered by your Medicare and other insurance plans. We take care of the authorization process from start to finish and make it as easy as possible for you.

Total Compression Pumps provides excellent customer service and warranty

We have many years of experience dealing with compression devices and obtaining authorization for patients just like you.

We are known for providing the highest level of customer service and are always available to help you with your needs.

Our garments can accommodate any sized patients. Closures are zippered, not velcroid, so they last longer. Pressure setting are easily adjustable if the need for more or less pressure arises.

Depending on the brand of compression pump secured, manufacturers’ warranty usually covers 1 – 3 years.

We accept MEDICARE and other insurances
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HOW DOES A COMPRESSION PUMP WORK?

Sequential Pneumatic Compression Devices consist of a compression pump and garments or sleeves, for arms, legs, and trunk, that are connected to the pneumatic compression pump with tubing. Depending on the garment needed, they have between 4 – 16 individual chambers. Compressed air fills each chamber of the sleeve, starting at toe / foot area in the leg sleeve and fingertip area in the arm sleeve. Pressure is applied to the affected limb(s) and the excess, stagnant fluid, which causes the swelling, is compressed upward. The fluid drains into working lymph nodes where it’s carried away and eliminated from the body, decreasing the swelling. Pump pressure is prescribed by your doctor and controlled by the patient. Pressure is greater at the distal (bottom) area of limb and decreases slightly as it continues upward just like how our own lymphatic system works. The compression also helps blood circulate which decreases pain and swelling, prevents blood clots / blood pooling, promotes wound / ulcer healing. and encourages overall better health.

Words associated with Compression Pumps

1. Intermittent – not continuous pressure, rhythmic, steady contractions

2. Pneumatic – compression is from air

3. Sequential – the multiple chambers in the garment inflate in order

4. Gradient Pressure – pressure decreases from chamber to chamber, forcing the fluid up and out of the limb

5. Weeping – When legs emit or ‘leak’ fluid.

Compression Pumps mimic the physiological and anatomical principles of the lymphatic system. Pneumatic compression pumps mimic a “milking” effect promoting lymphatic flow by moving fluid in the proper direction, from the bottom to top.  These devices copy the “pumping” action mechanisms of the muscles as they return fluid back into your circulatory and lymphatic systems.

Compression Therapy is safe, non-invasive, and simple to use. Clinical evidence supports the opinion that compression pumps effectively treat Lymphedema, Venous Insufficiency, Peripheral Artery Disease, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and other conditions.

Sequential pneumatic compression pumps are lightweight, portable, easy-to-use, and cost-effective. They are intended for home or hospital use, with prescription and authorization available from your doctor.

CAN I USE A LYMPHEDEMA PUMP AT HOME?

The devices are designed for use in the convenience of your home or hospital room.

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH PUMP IS FOR MY CONDITION?

There are two main types of Compression Pumps:

Uncalibrated Pump (E0651)– sequential, segmented, and gradient pumps that work with 4 – 16 chamber leg or arm sleeves. Chambers of the sleeve are set at a fixed pressure. These types of pumps / settings are the most common and appropriate for 90% of patients with lymphedema / venous insufficiency.

Calibrated Pump (E0652)– segmented, gradient, multi-chamber sequential devices with multiple outflow ports. Individual chambers of the sleeve can be set at different pressures. They are like the pump described above except that it is possible for patient to set pressure in the individual chambers of sleeve. These pumps / settings are necessary for patients with venous stasis ulcers, wounds, severe pain, and sensitivity in their extremities. For patients with these conditions, the calibrated pumps are generally the preferred pump prescribed by doctors.

Do you need a prescription for a lymphedema pump?

A prescription from a licensed physician is required to order and purchase a lymphedema pump. Please call us to assist you in obtaining a prescription from your doctor. We can be reached anytime at +1 800 854-0335.

Does Medicare pay for leg compression pumps?

Yes. Medicare and most insurances cover 80 – 100% of the total cost as long as your doctor completes the insurance required paperwork.

PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION DEVICE PRICE

A compression pump and one arm or one leg sleeve start as low as $650.00. Depending on your needs, and which pump is chosen, pumps can cost as much as $3500.00. Quite often insurance usually covers most, if not all, of the cost.

HOW TO ORDER A LYMPHEDEMA PUMP

Ordering a compression pump begins with a telephone call to our specialists. We’re very knowledgeable concerning all aspects of lymphedema / venous insufficiency. We’re aware which pumps are the best for certain conditions / symptoms. Click here to learn more.

IS A LYMPHEDEMA PUMP COVERED BY MEDICARE?

Yes. Your compression pump is covered by most medical insurances, including Medicare, if your physician completes the required Medicare paperwork. Click here to learn more.

Shipping costs of a lymphedema pump

Shipping costs are determined by where you live. Call us to learn more. +1 800 854-0335.

Lymphedema pump sizes

Lymphedema Sleeves are designed to work specifically with the compression pump selected. These lymphedema sleeves come in a variety of types and sizes. We fit any sized person, from regular to very large sized individuals. Measurements are obtained before ordering and actual shipment to ensure a proper fit.

What is included with my lymphedema pump?

Lymphedema pumps come with the sequential, pneumatic compression device prescribed by your doctor. At least one sleeve, complete with connection hoses, is included. There are instructions, warranty, and care instructions included as well.

How do I use my lymphedema pump?

You should sit in an upright position with your extremity(s) raised.  A recliner / couch, bed, for legs; a chair or sofa for an arm are suggested. The sleeve will be zipped up, the pump turned on, the timer set, and the pressure set to the pressure prescribed by your doctor.  You can just relax, do your work, or read during your effective at home treatment.

Following are example conditions as well as the frequency and duration of time required to use the pump. Again, these are just suggestions to compliment physician instructions.

Condition Distal Pressure Duration Frequency
       
Post-stroke, paralysis, pregnancy 40 mmHg 1 hour 2x/day
Post-surgery or injury 40 mmHg 30-60 min 2x/day
Mild lymphedema 40-50 mmHg 1 hour 3x /day
Moderate to severe lymphedema 50-60 mmHg 1  hour 3x /day
Post phlebitic syndrome, venous insufficiency 50 mmHg 1 hour 3x/day
Venous stasis ulcers 20-30 mmHg 30-60  min 2x/day
How much compression do you need for lymphedema?

Your treatment plan will be prescribed by your doctor. Your compression pump will come with a detailed treatment plan and thorough instructions on how to use the compression pump and sleeves.

How often should you use a lymphedema pump?

Most treatment plans prescribe the use of a lymphedema pump 2-3 times a day.

Does a compression pump come with a compression sleeve?

Yes. Each compression pump will come with either one or two sleeves, depending on your needs and what your doctor prescribes.

How long does a lymphedema pump last?

Many people have had their compression pump / sleeves for many years. Insurance currently covers a new pump every 5 years. There is a good manufacturers’ warranty which lasts between 1 – 3 years, depending on the make and model.