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
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.
Individuals with a tendency to develop leg veins should avoid standing for long periods, wear support hose
for varicose veins and exercise regularly to tone the calf muscles, which helps propel the blood back to the heart and avoid pooling in the lower legs.
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.