Love your legs and keep them healthy by wearing compression socks! Here are 3 tips for putting on and taking off your compression stockings:
# 1 Sit in a chair with a back when putting them on
University of Michigan Health article provides tips when putting on the stockings. Not only sit in a chair to give you something to lean against, but also put them on when you have the least amount of swelling which is early in the morning.
#2 Make Sure your legs are dry
This article by Healthgrades.com lists multiple tips for putting on and taking off your compression stockings. One tip is to ensure you have a good grip and that your legs are dry. You can wear rubber gloves, use talcum powder to help dry moist skin, and use tools to help you take off the socks.
#3 Stretch your stocking as wide as you can
Caringtouchmed.com has an article that gives tips on how to put on and take off your compression stockings. Not only should you stretch the stocking before putting them on, depending on the material of the stockings, keep your nails short and wear rubber gloves so you don’t tear the stockings. Always prevent damage and protect the foot end of your stockings. GO Compression Stockings are 20-30mmHG medical grade with high quality material so you don't have to worry about damage. Buy Today! www.gocompressionlab.com