Where Can I Buy Compression Stockings for Varicose Veins?
Thursday, 28 January 2021 | Frances
Buying compression stockings for any condition or need can be difficult, and we know how hard it can be for you to find the exact stocking you need for varicose veins. That's why we've put together this straightforward guide detailing how compression stockings can aid varicose veins as well as some popular models available on the market.
How Can Compression Stockings Help with Varicose Veins?
Varicose veins can develop when the valves in your veins do not work properly, and blood is not able to flow backwards. Compression stockings help with varicose veins by applying gentle pressure to the veins to improve circulation and reduce visible symptoms as well as pain.
What Compression Stockings Do I Need for Varicose Veins?
There are two main things you should consider when looking for compression stockings for varicose veins: compression level and style. The compression level you require will depend on the severity of your varicose veins, while the style will depend on which part of your leg is affected.
Please note that you should always consult a medical professional before purchasing a compression garment for varicose veins. This is only intended for use as a guide to products, styles and compression levels available.
Finding the Right Compression Level for Varicose Veins
Most people only need mild to moderate compression to treat their varicose veins. which generally sits between the ranges of 15 - 20mmHg and 20 - 30mmHg. To illustrate the kinds of products available, some popular examples of stockings offering these levels of compression are detailed below:
Sigvaris Unisex Comfort Class 1 Grey Calf Compression Stockings
The Sigvaris Unisex Comfort Class 1 Grey Calf Compression Stockings are a pair of cosy, fashionable compression socks that can provide mild compression therapy for both men and women.
Jobst for Men Explore Class 2 Black Below Knee Compression Stockings
The Jobst for Men Explore Class 2 Black Below Knee Compression Stockings are a great starter pair of compression stockings for men, offering comfort and style in addition to treatment.
For more compression stockings based on compression level search our full range of Compression Stockings by Level.
Finding the Right Compression Stocking Style for Varicose Veins
Compression stockings are also available in several styles in addition to the knee high styles shown above, such as thigh highs and full length tights. The style you choose will again partially depend on which part of your leg required treatment (consult a doctor for advice) as well as the look you want to achieve. A couple of popular examples of thigh high stockings and full length tights are detailed below.
Sigvaris Essential Thermoregulating Unisex Class 2 Thigh Nature Compression Stockings
Featuring a light beige colour, the Sigvaris Essential Thermoregulating Unisex Class 2 Thigh Nature Compression Stockings are ideal for men and women with light skin tones who want to achieve a natural look.
Medi Mediven Elegance Class 2 Black Compression Tights
The Medi Mediven Elegance Class 2 Black Compression Tights fit the classic, stylish look of a sleek black pair of tights. They are perfect for any woman who wants their compression tights to match their wardrobe effortlessly.
For more compression stockings based on style search our full range of Compression Stockings by Style.
Want More Info?
Alongside a well organised range of products, we at CompressionStockings.co.uk have created a Knowledge Centre where you can find out more about almost anything to do with compression stockings. At the same time, you should always consult your doctor before making a final decision on your compression stockings for varicose veins.
If you'd like to learn more about the compression garments we have available, why not check out our full range?