The amount of time you wear your compression stockings each day should be guided by a physician. Why you are wearing stockings and the strength of your stockings will make a difference in wear time. People who have chronic venous issues often wear their stockings 16 hours per day, removing them at bedtime.What is the best compression stockings?
Louis Prevosti, MD. The best compression stockings to treat varicose veins and the underlying condition called venous insufficiency (also called venous reflux) are usually a 20-30 mmHg graduated compression stockings. The stockings can be calf high, thigh high, or waist high. They come closed toe or open toe.How do compression socks increase blood flow?
In most cases, it is recommended to wear the socks throughout the day. Compression socks increase the blood circulation as it squeezes the muscles around the veins. Improved blood circulation helps to recover the muscles quickly during workouts. When the muscles are compressed more, the blood circulation will increase.