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.How long should I wear compression stockings?
Compression socks. You should wear them about one week, during the period when you are mostly resting and lying supine as opposed to walking. Once you are walking comfortably and regularly you should remove them.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.