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15-20mmHg Closed Toe & Heel
Designed to look and fit like fashion hosiery, Sheer Fashion provide relief from a wide range of symptoms including tired, aching legs, swollen feet and ankles
With increased sheerness and comfort, sheer fashion 120 hosiery better fits today women with a newly developed sizing system.
Sheer Fashion series is even better!
Women Pantyhose and Maternity Pantyhose Applied to an average ankle circumference for sizes:
Size F Not available in Maternity Pantyhose
The elasticity of this extremely sheer garment requires more emphasis on ankle circumference for the best fit.
Controlled Graduated Compression 15-20mmHg
|Manufacturer Part Number||120P|
|Product Line||Medical Compression|
|Compression||Medium 15-20 mmHg|
|Fiber Content||79% Nylon, 21% Spandex; Latex-Free|
|Family||120 Sheer Fashion Pantyhose|
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.
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The material seems more durable than from an other sigvaris version I usually take.
Unfortunately was the size not fitting so perfectly like the ones I usually buy. The crotch of tighs needs to be bigger measured and as the size I chose is already the biggest one I will henceforth go back to buy those I usually buy, where I do not have the problem with the crotch. I had it on a couple of days , but now the seam of the crotch:( It would be good if Sigvaris could offer models for big women like I am and have also a high body weight. This one was estimated up to 230 lbs in it's biggest size , but I would need up to 250 lbs. If you could make any recommendation of your assortment which would meet my needs (besides the one I usually order ) please let me know. Thanks.