Compression stockings are specialized hosiery designed to help prevent the progression of venous disorders. They are elastic garments worn around the leg to exert pressure and reduce the diameter of distended veins and increase blood flow.
The knee high socks also prevent the formation of blood clots. There are several medical uses for compression stockings, they are use for varicose veins, phlebitis, deep vein thrombosis, spider veins, and edema as well as other conditions,
The measurement used for compression stockings is millimeters of mercury (mmHg). The higher the number, the higher the compression. They are sold in the ranges of over the counter and by prescription.
Support over-the counter ranges:
- 0-15 mmHg
- 15-20 mmHg
- 20-30 mmHg
- 50+ mmHg
We have certified staff who are trained to perform proper fittings for the compression stockings.
All that is need is a call for an appointment with one of our certified fitters, Alma Ledenko or Raisa Punzalan 613-723-2366