support hose

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elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg (as in case of varicose veins)

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Once an acute problem is ruled out, you may then run wearing an appropriate support hose.
On my first clinical day, I awoke extra early to make sure my support hose, orthotic insoles, and newly purchased shoes were just right.
Leg elevation and elastic support hose are primary treatment recommendations.
To prevent your varicose veins from getting worse, keep your weight down, watch what you're lifting, and consider wearing support hose.
Ask your doctor about graduated compression support hose and whether you should take an aspirin before boarding.
Franklin's goals are "to expand the line to include knee highs, support hose, and thigh highs.
Tokyo, Japan, Apr 26, 2006 - (JCN) - Terumo will begin shipping new items in the Jobst support hose series to medical institutions on April 27.
REST legs in an upright position whenever possible; if you can, lie on the floor and put your legs up against the wall for 30 minutes before putting on support hose.
They also tell their patients to wear elastic support hose and to move around before and after standing up.
Elastic support hose help, as does raising the head of the bed 6-12 inches.
STYLISH SUPPORT: Support hose are great for holding your tummy in when you're wearing knits, but anybody who's suffered from varicose veins and swollen legs due to poor circulation and/or pregnancy knows they don't really offer much support.
Women taking long flights should be advised to use support hose and to get up and move around to keep the blood circulating.
Although if Miss Collins does, why is she wearing those heavy- duty support hose with that basque?
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