Compression Hosiery

Indicated by a doctor, compression hosiery provides support for one or both legs and can reduce the occurrence of ulcers, blood clots, and varicose veins. Preferred lengths and styles vary greatly by patient.

Compression hosiery is available with:

  • Closed or open toe
  • Various lengths
  • With and without a belt
  • A range of compression ratios (doctor-indicated)


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The knee-high or thigh-high hosiery has the tendency to buckle. Make sure there are no wrinkles in the hosiery.