Just follow the simple steps! It is advisable to use a slider Put your hand inside the stocking foot with the heal facing down Turn the leg of the stocking inside out as far as the heel Stretch the stocking sideways at the heel Slide your foot into the stocking Make the heel of the stocking coincide with your heel Grasping the top of the stocking pull over the ankle, continue up the leg Adjust and straighten the stocking as you go up and remove wrinkles if any.
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Let me tell you a fact. Out of all the orders we process 9/10 times we receive a mail from the customer asking us “can we wash the compression stockings like normal socks”, “is machine wash okay?” and many such questions. Today I am here to give you a quick read guiding you on all the wear, wash and care procedure and tips for compression stockings.
Let us go back to the definition of compression stockings. Graduated compression stockings apply maximum pressure at the ankle reducing gradually towards the calf and thigh which helps the flow of blood back to the heart. This range of compression is classified under the basic 3 categories. Which shall discuss them in detail below.
Please Note: These explanations expressed here are based on a general understanding on compression levels and they DO NOT replace nor overrule the doctor’s advice.
Before explaining how does compression stockings help in varicose veins, let us go back to understanding of what are varicose veins and compression stockings.
Varicose veins are conditions of venous insufficiency which are visible in the form of the blue-green swollen or knotted veins found at the calf area of the leg.
Venous insufficiency is a condition that occurs when the venous valves are not efficient in the leg veins to return blood back to heart.
Compression stockings use graduated compression therapy wherein the maximum pressure is exerted at the ankle which decreases towards the calf.