Lymphedema and chronic edema shouldn’t stop you from doing what you love. Our compression systems help deliver the results you need.
Lymphedema is a chronic condition resulting from congenital defects or secondary damage due to surgical disruption, radiation, or trauma to the lymphatic system. It is estimated that 1 million Canadians1 suffer from lymphedema and it can affect men, women and children.2
3M has developed a system to help improve lives by effectively reducing edema, allowing mobility and reducing pain.3,4,5
The 3M™ Coban™ 2 Layer Compression Systems combines a layer of soft polyurethane foam with a cohesive compression bandage.
After application the two layers cohere to each other and reduce slippage during wear.6,7 This compression system is intended for single use only and may be worn up to seven days.6
3M™ Coban™ 2 Layer Compression Systems are indicated for therapeutic compression in the treatment of conditions such as venous leg ulcers and lymphedema.
3M™ Coban™ 2 Layer Compression Systems are so thin and flexible; you can wear normal shoes and clothes and return to your regular activities.
Compression is the cornerstone of treatment and is best used with exercise. This brochure is intended to provide examples of different exercises that patients can use. Refer to disclaimer in the brochure for more information.
3M™ Coban™ 2 Layer Compression System is designed for comfort, mobility and daily living. This patient brochure contains general information on compression, tips and product information.