What is Leg compression pump?

Category: Equipment


External compression pumps are medical devices that help stimulate blood and fluid movement. They come in a variety of sizes and with several different features.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Protein S deficiency 8 0
Lymphedema 2 0
Prevent blood clotting 2 2
Fluid retention (edema) 1 3
Support circulatory health 1 0
Swelling in lower extremities 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Leg compression pump

Side effect Patients Percentage
Pressure sore 1
Swelling in feet 1

Why patients stopped taking Leg compression pump

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Leg compression pump


Stopped using Leg compression pump

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 6
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Leg compression pump.