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.
For example, a young, tiny female head and shoulders might top a large man's chest and belly, which, in turn, might be supported by an elderly lady's legs and feet clad in support hose. Talk about a split personality!
* Elastic goods, which include such products as braces, wraps and support hose.
"For example, a blood thinner may prevent clots, but there is a greater risk that you'll have bleeding someplace else in your body." He also advises that all patients with DVT wear support hose, which stimulate blood flow in the legs.
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." With this deal, projected sales for 2006 are $200,000, and Franklin is expecting to see a 40% increase in sales through 2007.
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.
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