Compression stockings can be your best healing tools

June 22nd 2015

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We all wear a pair of socks under the shoes, but that hardly can help to prevent pain in your leg.  So what should you do if enough exercise doesn’t help you? You do have options for using compression stockings that you can replace to your normal socks.

What are compression stockings?

According to Wikipedia “Compression stockings are elastic garments worn around the leg, compressing the limb. This reduces the diameter of distended veins and causes an increase in venous blood flow velocity and valve effectiveness”

What are the benefits?

There are so many benefits to wear compression stockings, but you do need to consult your physician before using it. It can help in Leg swelling, aching, heavy feeling legs. Varicose veins, venous insufficiency, Edema, Diabetes etc.

How it works?

According to “As a person walks, the contraction and relaxation of the calf muscles around the veins aid in moving blood toward the heart. The external graduated compression of SIGVARIS socks and stockings act as a layer of muscle by gently squeezing the stretched veins walls together, allowing the valves to close.”

What are the types?

Knee- High



Maternity Pantyhose

Waist Attachment/CHAPS


Where can you order stockings?

There are many online stores that provide compression stockings, but your best bet is to order from an authorized medical company that also offers free consultation. You can visit the website to order your stockings.

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