The compression stockings are used for the persons who need to stand for a long time such as teachers, shop assistants, doctors, nurse, etc., persons who need to sit down for a long time as white collars and civil servants, persons who often have business trips or often take aircraft, persons with venous diseases, persons who have the demands to perfect the leg shapes and persons who taken liposuction surgery for legs.
If you are often wearing the stockings, trim your nails to ensure not scratch the stockings since it is knitwear and easy to lacerate.
Invert the leg of the stocking to the heel, i.e., except for the sole, the inside of medical elastic stocking must point outwards
Use hands to slightly extend the stocking, wear it from the tiptoe, slowly pull it to the heel, noting that the tiptoe and heel match the same parts of the stocking.
Slowly overturn the stocking to the front, sweep it smoothly across the ankle, pull up it by using pulp strength and adjust it to make the front of the ankle have no folds and tiptoe part not too tight.
After pulling the whole leg of the stocking over the ankle, put two thumbs into the leg of the stocking promptly to massage and stretch it to the leg according to “Z” font.
Repeat the step 2 to step 5 to wear another stocking according to “Z” font, and then pull the two stockings to the waist simultaneously.
We believe that only good quality can lead to the bright road in the future. Therefore, testing is a necessary step. Every order will be inspected carefully by our workers before they are delivered to our clients.
1.How often should the stockings be replaced?
With normal daily wear and care, we recommend you replace your stockings every six months. If your stockings show signs of excessive wear or fit looser/tighter than when you originally purchased it, it would be better for you to replace your stockings soon.
2.Can I use lotions and creams with my stockings?
It is safe to use lotions and creams because all stockings are latex free. This is especially important for people with lymphedema since daily skin care and moisturizer is so important. Lotions and ointments will breakdown stockings which are made out of natural rubber, but all of our stockings are latex free.
3.Can I wear my compression stockings at night?
No, the stockings can not be worn at night while sleeping because they might bunch up and cause a tourniquet. However, you should consult with your physician and follow their recommendations.
4.What type of laundry detergent can I use?
It is recommended to use a mild laundry detergent without bleach or softeners.
5.Can I wear my compression stockings on long flights?
Many doctors recommend wearing compression stockings for long flights to help with circulation, please consult with your doctor to see what they recommend for you.
6.Can I wear my compression stockings while swimming?
Swimming in salt water like sea or fresh water like a lake will not hurt the stockings, but please do not swim in a pool since the water in the pool is disinfected by chlorine, chlorine will damage the compression in the stockings.
7.Are there reasons a person should not wear compression stockings?
People with symptoms in below should not wear the stockings:
- Ischemia (e.g. advanced arterial disease) of the legs.
- Untreated septic phlebitis of the leg
- Phlegmasia cerulea dolens
- Uncontrolled congestive heart failure
- Skin infections
- Incompatibility to fabric of stockings
8.What is the best time in one day to measure your leg for suitable size of compression stocking ?
It is best to measure earlier in the day before swelling builds in the legs to get the suitable size of compression stockings. It may result in choosing a larger size of stockings for you if measurement is taken later in the day.