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Opaque Compression Knee High – 40-50mmHg Graduated Medical SupportHose – Unisex, Open Toe, 1 Pair - Absolute Support, Sku: A414
Discount Surgical Stockings has been serving the public for over 30 years, providing great prices and the largest selection on all types of compression products.
Just like the big name “brands”, we take 4-6 compression measurements at precise intervals between the ankle and end of garment.Multiple measurements guarantee our garments are comfortable and deliver an accurate distribution of the pressure gradient.
Our house brands - Absolute Support and Ultimate Support now feature over 60 Styles, including many not available from anyone else.
|Manufacturer Part Number||A414|
|Toe Style||Open Toe|
|Toe Style V2||Open Toe|
|Compression||RX Firm 40-50 mmHg|
|Fiber Content||75% Nylon / 25% Lycra Spandex|
Absolute Support™ Opaque Compression Knee High – 40-50mmHg Graduated Medical Compression. Unisex, Open Toe
This strong, surgical, weight Knee high compression sock gives you the graduated compression doctors recommend for poor circulation, edema, chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins.The opaque material for men and women hugs legs to evenly reduce fatigue, pain and swelling.This strong compression sock will provide a firm fit and graduated 40-50mmHg compression at a value price.
Quality graduated compression made from durable opaque nylon for a clean look and fitted feel.
A wide non-constricting silicone border is available to help keep garment in place throughout the day.
The extra width and depth in toe-box and forefoot reduces pressure on feet and prevents toe stubbing.
The open toe feature allows freedom to wear sock of choice.
A reinforced toe and heel provide more support and durability.
Absolute Support provides high quality, medical grade compression at value pricing. Made in the USA, all Absolute Support socks are designed with your health and comfort in mind. Identical to high end brands, we take 4-6 compression measurements at precise intervals between the ankle and end of garment. Multiple measurements guarantee our garments are comfortable and deliver an accurate distribution of the pressure gradient.
Absolute Support bariatric compression socks are formulated to fit extra wide calves. Sizes range from 2XL - 6XL. This strong, surgical weight Knee high compression sock gives you the graduated compression doctors recommend, especially for lymphedema patients.
Compression stockings are medical grade devices designed to move blood flow.
Support compression stockings are made available in multiple compression support levels. Most commonly compression support stockings come in mild (8-15 mmHg), Medium (15-20 mmHg), Firm (20-30 mmHg), X-Firm (30-40 mmHg) gradient compression levels.
|First Time Wearing Compression Stockings? We recommend you start with 15-20mmHg|
|RX||40-50 mmHg Gradient Compression Stockings are generally indicated for more Serious Venous Diseases such as Acute Leg/Ankle Swelling, Varicose Veins, Chronic Vein Insufficiency and Deep Vein Thrombosis.|
The benefits of Compression Therapy are plentiful and the reasons vary from person to person why you may choose to wear compression socks or stockings. As shown in the above chart, some of the most prevalent symptoms or conditions that benefit from compression therapy are:
It can even be used as a preventive measure to maintain healthy legs for someone who spends extensive amounts of time on their feet. Quite simply, when we stand still for long periods, the forces of gravity increase the pressure within the veins of the legs where the greater effects happen at the ankle and decreases gradually up the leg and body. This pressure depends on the vertical distance of the column of blood from the heart to the foot. That's why gradient compression stockings are designed with the pressure greatest at the ankle and diminishing as it moves up the leg in order to counter the effects of the higher venous pressures.
Compression therapy products are put on in the morning upon arising, which is typically before any significant swelling would occur, and then removed at night. Throughout the day the compression prevents blood from pooling in leg veins, which in turn helps your overall circulation and lessens or eliminates any leg swelling you may have.
When shopping for compression socks or stockings, it is best to measure earlier in the day before swelling builds in the legs. Measurements taken later in the day after swelling occurs may cause you to choose an item that is too large and then not effective.
There are many types of compression socks and stockings available without a prescription and they do offer wide-ranging benefits. Before wearing a compression therapy of 20 mmHg (Firm Compression) and above, it is generally recommended to consult your health care provider to find out if graduated compression stockings are right for you. If the answer is yes, they can tell you what pressure grade you should buy for maximum benefit and relief.