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How to wash compression stockings?

Simple washing instructions for compression stockings 1. Fill the bucket with warm water. Add mild detergent (preferably liquid) and disturb the water with your hands to be sure that the detergent has been spread evenly. 2. Soak the compression stockings into the bucket of warm water. When in water slightly rub the stockings against your palm and fingers. (very similar to washing a hand kerchief). Do not be very aggressive as the fibres may get damaged. 3. Once you have done step 2 properly. Remove the soap filled water and add a fresh batch of warm water. Rinse the compression […]

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What is the difference between Class I, Class II and Class III compression stockings?

We at www.compressionstockings.in ship 100s of stockings everyday. On our customer care portal, the most common question we encounter is what is the difference between Class I, Class II and Class III stockings? Is it the tightness, colour shade or what? So, today we decided to explain this in our blog. Compression classes are bifurcated as class I , class II or class II depending on the level of compression they exert. For example class I has a compression level of 18-21 mm Hg. That means as it is graduated compression a maximum of 21 mm Hg will be at […]

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5 Reasons why you should wear compression stockings every day.

Compression stockings just tops the list. 1.      Relieve tired and aching legs Most of the compression stockings available today use graduated compression therapy in them. Which means the pressure is maximum at the ankle and it gradually reduces towards the calf and thigh. This helps the calf muscles pump blood to the heart. The most important reason for experiencing tired and/or aching legs is improper circulation. So wearing compression stockings every day keeps your blood circulation intact and relieves you from tired and aching legs. 2.      Decrease the risk of blood clots and also Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Travel has […]

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