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.What is the best compression socks for women?
The best compression socks for pregnancy and other women specific conditions are the S ockwell Women’s Circu lator Moderate, which provides you with 3 way graduated compressionalong with thermoregulation.Do compression stockings really work?
By squeezing the leg tissues and walls of the veins, compression stockings can help blood in the veins return to the heart. They can also improve the flow of the fluid(called lymph) that bathes the cells in the legs. Improving the flow of lymph can help reduce tissue swelling.What are the side effects of compression stockings?
Compression stockings exert too low pressure on the thigh … cations, experimental and clinical effects of thigh … (a) To reduce side-effects such as pain, inflam-. Compression stockings have some side effects: • They can be uncomfortable when worn all day. • They can be hot.