support stocking


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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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High-quality support stockings from Jobst, Juzo, and other manufacturers are available online and at medical supply houses starting at around $30.
Support stockings should fit smoothly behind the knee.
To avoid developing a blood clot, keep well hydrated for the duration of the flight, do regular leg exercises and, if possible, wear support stockings (or DVT socks).
A Your friend is probably wearing aids called compression stockings, support stockings, or compression hose.
Support stockings can also help with the swelling and pain.
Ellis is hoping to boost sales of the items not covered by insurance the support stockings, bath aids, grabbers, as well as gloves and masks.
But the simplest solution is to put your feet up when you get in, and wear support stockings under your trousers or jeans at work.
HELPFUL J NHS website full of advice Q I am prescribed strong support stockings but it is hard to get them on.
Leg rest may retard progression by alleviating lower extremity edema, and elastic support stockings may be used to protect against trauma (and thus, ulceration).
The best way to do that is with compression bandages and support stockings - not 'magic wands' - coupled with advice on diet and exercise.
Support stockings also can help, and look to your diet too--most Americans consume excessive salt, and this can increase fluid retention.
Wear support stockings to ensure the blood stays in circulation rather than pooling in veins in the legs.
I have also been able to order special support stockings through Rebecca which are tailor-made for me and compress in all the right places.
S: Support stockings and good shoes optimize circulation, reduce fatigue, and improve leg health.
Are you wearing flat shoes and support stockings already?
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