Compression Stockings Buyers Guide

Compression stockings are medically designed to improve circulation, and relieve the symptoms of edema, vein diseases and other leg discomforts. and guard against further progression of such disorders. Compression stockings have a much higher content of elastic than other stockings or socks and can be made from a variety of materials. Your doctor or therapist may have instructed you to buy compression stockings. The chart below will assist you in purchasing the right compression stockings for your specific needs. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us for assistance.

There are 4 main compression levels which are measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg). The higher the numbers, the higher the compression.

* The 30-40mmHg level of compression should be used only under a doctor’s supervision.