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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

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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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How Does Compression Hosiery Work?

The blood in your legs has to contend with gravity to make its return trip to your heart. If your veins are not working efficiently, against gravity, they can allow blood and fluid to collect in your legs, causing swelling, fatigue, and pain. Compression hosiery works to help the vein
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