Compression Hosiery Buying Guide

How do I select the right compression socks or hosiery? Learn more in this information video that walks through compression levels and how to put on and care for compression products.  
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What are the different levels of compression hosiery?

Pair of legs wearing compression hosiery knee highs with levels of compression listed
Anyone who wants a little relief from aching legs may be able to find it in compression hosiery. Some medical conditions need firmer support than others to provide relief for swollen and aching legs. The degree of compression is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) just like air
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Advice for a First-Time Compression Wearer

Picture of a woman sliding on graduated support knee highs
You’ve seen compression socks, but you’ve never quite understood why they’re used.  If your doctor has recommended them for your ailment, you’re faced with the reality of adding compression therapy to your everyday life. You are not alone.  Many people, in fact, benefit from wearing s
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Why Do My Feet Swell?

If we had only one word to describe the main reason that feet tend to swell, we’d say, “gravity.” Pumping blood up the feet and legs and back to the heart is a constant, gravity-defying feat — even when you’re healthy. Muscle action, particularly in the calves, constricts the bl
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How to Travel in Comfort

The trouble with travel is it can give you a pain in the you-know-what.  But travel can also cause pain in the legs, ankles and knees. The complaint we hear most from people who travel is that their feet and ankles swell. This happens because sitting for too long can slow down circula
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