elastic stockings


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elastic stockings

Supportive hosiery worn usually to assist in the control of the symptoms of VARICOSE VEINS. The external pressure applied by such stockings must be even and any local ‘tourniquet’ effect avoided. The compression should be greater at the ankle than at the thigh and should be graded along the leg. This requirement is now acknowledged by manufacturers and incorporated into the design of their products.

elastic stockings

elasticated hose applying graded compression to lower-leg soft tissues, to reduce oedema and prevent venous clot formation
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In the first group they wore elastic stockings for a year.
1% of patients enrolled from 2002 through 2004 who had lower extremity DVT were prescribed compression elastic stockings at hospital discharge.
There are a few reports of complications associated with use of elastic stockings.
In contrast, clinicians in other countries used elastic stockings more often, compared with those in the United States (8% vs.
Charges for the supply of elastic stockings and tights, wigs and most fabric supports will also rise.
Only 30 more years and I'll be Pollyfilling wrinkles, having a blue rinse, buying elastic stockings and bras with wide strapsa"
Acute and long-term effect of elastic stockings in patients with varicose veins.
He said the rise, the same as in the previous four years, would also be reflected in increased charges for elastic stockings and tights, wigs and fabric supports supplied through the Hospital Service.
When YOU are 36 I hope you won't want to spend every waking hour of your life dressed in a woolly cardigan, tweed skirt, two-way stretch elastic stockings and sensible shoes.
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Walking regularly or using elastic stockings may also help leg pain.
Those in for a long haul should ask their doctor for anti-blood clotting medication, while below the knee elastic stockings are a help.