Specially fitted compression stockings are tight at the feet with a gradually looser fit on the leg. Because there are different types, it's best to use the kind that your doctor recommends and that will work best for you.
- Help improve blood flow.
- Help keep fluid from pooling in the legs.
- May help prevent blood clots from forming in deep leg veins.
- Help relieve symptoms and prevent problems caused by things like varicose veins, skin ulcers, and deep vein thrombosis.
- Will help the most if you wear them every day while you're awake, especially while you're on your feet.
How do you use compression stockings?