Travel Compression Socks: What to Look For Before Buying

Before you board the plane or gas up the car for a road trip, consider choosing a pair of travel compression socks, especially if you suffer from varicose veins, lymphedema, deep vein thrombosis, leg swelling, or general leg fatigue. The tight fibers of a travel compression sock help to promote blood and fluid flow in […]

Discount Compression Stockings: Are They Worth the Bargain?

Has your doctor told you that you need to wear compression stockings for your varicose veins, lymphedema, pregnancy, or deep vein thrombosis? With prices ranging from $50 to even $150 or more per pair, your first response is probably sticker shock when you visit a medical supply store to purchase them. In many cases, your […]

Compression Stockings for Men: Tips to Make It Easier to Wear Compression Garments

In a previous post, we discussed how compression men garments can help guys with varicose veins, deep vein thrombosis, and other circulatory concerns. But many guys may still balk at the idea of wearing compression stockings, even when their doctors highly recommend it. To make things easier, we’ve included a few tips that may make […]

Maternity Stockings: Pregnant Women Find Relief from Maternity Stockings

Pregnancy can be a time of incredible joy, hope, and excitement – and a time of physical discomfort. The increased blood volume and weight gain that pregnant women experience puts pressure on the veins in the lower body, making women susceptible to both spider veins and varicose veins. To prevent varicose veins during pregnancy, health […]

Compression Men: What They Can Do for You

For guys who need compression garments, choosing them can be intimidating. After all, unlike women, most guys may have no experience buying legwear. But buying compression men garments doesn’t have to be a challenge. Compression stocking retailers are well aware that men experience varicose veins, leg cramps, leg fatigue, and other ailments that can be […]