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Benefits of Wearing Compression Stockings

People can wear compression stockings if they are experiencing muscle pains and swollen feet.

Who should wear compression stockings? People who have, or are experiencing any of the following conditions can benefit from wearing compression hosiery:

  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Moderate to severe varicose veins
  • Tired, aching, and fatigued legs
  • Swollen feet, ankles, and legs
  • People who either stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Schlerotherapy
  • Lymphedema
  • Obesity
  • Family history of venous leg disorders
  • Expectant mothers

What does compression stockings do?

  • Delivers a controlled amount of pressure to the legs
  • Supports the venous and lymphatic system, and prevents poor circulation
  • Promotes better venous blood flow, which in turn helps to prevent and control vein-related diseases