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|Manufacturer Part Number||36652|
|Short Description||15-20 PATRIOT CALF BLACK M|
|Toe Style||Closed Toe|
|Product Line||Duomed Patriot|
|Compression||Medium 15-20 mmHg|
|Fiber Content||61% Polyamide; 39% Elastane|
|Listing Feature 1||duomed patriot is a soft, breathable, classic ribbed-style sock. Designed for all-day wearing comfort, duomed patriot fits naturally with professional and casual outfits. The 15-20 mmHg calf style has a comfortable knit top band and reinforced heel for maximum durability.|
|Listing Feature 2||DESIGN: Opaque fabric masks blemishes and a soft, uncoated fiber blend promotes all day comfort. The foot bed is designed to fit both men and women comfortably. The heel pocket is reinforced for extra durability.|
|Listing Feature 3||FEATURES: duomed patriot offers a classic ribbed sock for every day wear. With three classic colors (black, navy, and tan), duomed patriot is the perfect compression sock for the fashion-conscious customer who wants the benefits of graduated compression.|
|Listing Feature 4||INDICATIONS: Mild spider veins, slight varicose veins, mild edema, tired, achy, heavy legs|
|Listing Feature 5||WASHING INSTUCTIONS: Machine wash warm. Tumble dry low. Do not iron. Do not bleach. Do not dry clean. Silicone Top-Bands must be hung to dry.|
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.