Did you know?
- Aids for compression therapy have been available for several centuries.
- The first rubber stockings were produced by Julius Römpler in Germany in 1871.
- At the end of the 20s, rubber-free stockings were launched on the market by the companies Thalysia and Occulta
- However, rubber-free compression stockings did not achieve the importance they enjoy today until the development of synthetic elastomers in the 60s.
Illustration: leggings and lace-up stockings (a: 1790, b+c: 1849)