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Compression Stocking – How to Put Them On.

Vein specialists frequently prescribe medical grade graduated compression socks or stockings.

How to Put On Medical StockingsThey are used to alleviate the symptoms of venous disease such aching, tiredness and heaviness. They are also used to minimise the risks of complications from varicose veins such as phlebitis, varicose eczema and leg ulceration. They are also used after vein treatments such as sclerotherapy and they are also used to minimise the risks of developing a deep vein thrombosis on a long haul flight or long journey.

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