Patients suffering from achy legs from prolonged standing, patients with edema and pregnant women and athletes will benefit from our line of compression hose. David is a certified compression hose fitter. Compression hose are not covered by insurance. By Sigvaris. Founded over 140 years ago in Switzerland, Sigvaris has been manufacturing internationally recognized compression stockings since the late 1950s. Their commitment to clinical research and product development combined with their response to market needs has made them a true innovator in the medical compression community.