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Microfiber vs. Cotton – Which of these is better for you?

Unless you have experience in buying compression stockings, buying a new pair can be daunting. But now it will be likely for you to do once in every six months. See it as your long-term investment for your legs, but not one to be taken lightly. There are numerous fabric options available – from which you must be able to pick the best, which feels and looks great and priced in your budget as well. Seems tough to choose? Not to worry. We help you choose the right fabric for your compression stockings. We have already narrowed it down to […]

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Knee Length or Thigh High Compression Stockings: What is the best length for you

If you are experiencing tired, aching legs due to varicose veins, compression stockings will bring relief. Spending long hours standing or sitting, teachers, chefs, nurses, hair stylists, drivers, wait staff, factory, and office workers will find compression stockings useful. Some athletes and air travelers wear compression stockings to reduce muscle fatigue and discomfort. In general, compression stockings are for anyone to improve circulation. But does any length (knee length or thigh length compression stockings) provide the circulation you need? Knee High Compression Stockings As the name implies, knee-high compression stockings reach just below the knee. Your doctor may prescribe you […]

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When should you start wearing Compression Stockings?

The right time is NOW. Waiting until the last moment can make matters worse. If you are considering wearing compression stockings, you are looking for relief from swelling, pain, and discomfort in the legs and feet. The graduated compression it provides relieves legs and feet from swelling, pain and venous disorders. Compression therapy works, and doctors recommend it to prevent and ease the signs and symptoms linked with venous diseases. However, not all of us with leg or foot pain should immediately wear a pair of compression stockings. It is best to seek advice from your doctor to start wearing […]

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Do Compression Stockings Work?

In case you’re experiencing tired throbbing legs, swelling, any venous problems or varicose veins, your doctor may recommend wearing compression stockings. Are you thinking – “Stockings?! What can a pair of stockings fix?” With the medical world advancing every day, many could be uncertain of the power of compression stockings to be effective. Going back in time to 5000 BCE, soldiers wore bandages on their legs even without having any wounds. This is illustrated in cave drawings in Sahara. What they knew was that compression helped heal the body. Graduated compression stockings are designed to apply the right amount of […]

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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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Why is Sorgen Support Socks for Doctors, Nurses and Para-Medical staff the best marketing input?

The best marketing input for you. Choosing the most apt marketing input is surely not an easy task. It has to match your brand’s reputation, add value to your brand and most importantly fit in your budget. Let me tell you, we have found the answer. Sorgen Support Socks for Doctors, Nurses and Para-medical Staff is all what you need! Read on to know why we choose Sorgen! Utility: Did you know 1 in 2 Healthcare professionals suffer from tired and aching legs? Doctors, Surgeons, O.T nurses and the hospital staff are on the feet whole day long due to […]

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What are varicose veins?

Understanding Varicose Veins The calf muscles have a valve which pumps blood to the heart. By definition, a valve is unidirectional and does not allow bidirectional flow. Due to various reasons like standing/sitting for long hours, smoking, obesity, using contraceptive pills, pregnancy etc. lead to the improper functioning of the valve thereby some part of the impure blood is collected in the calf muscle area. Our body has superficial veins and deep veins. The superficial veins carry 10% of the blood and the remaining 90% by the deeper veins. These superficial veins, which have impure blood collected result in blue-green […]

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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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Which fabric should I choose while buying compression stockings?

Let us take a look at the various fabrics available 1.      Synthetic (Lycra) The most common compression stockings available today is synthetic because of its economic pricing and durability. These synthetic compression stockings have 68% polyamide and 32% elastane. Considering the climatic condition in India, especially during summer synthetic compression stockings may result in sweating and discomfort. However in the colder cities of India, patients experience no discomfort. Our Venosan Vitamed series of stockings have the synthetic fabric in them. Price: Very Economic Comfort: Medium Durability: Medium   2.      Cotton The most common myth is a cotton compression stockings is […]

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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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