Why wear them?
Our medical-grade compression stockings are graded CCL 1 – compression class 1 – and provide relief for mild symptoms. They have graduated compression, which is the most effective for keeping blood flowing. Compression starts at the ankle then reduces from the foot to the knee. Expect your compression stockings to be firm.
A DVT (deep vein thrombosis) is caused by a blood clot blocking a large vein deep inside the leg. It can be very dangerous it if breaks away and travels to your lungs.
Risk factors for DVTs:
- lack of movement over many hours
- sitting in confined spaces with bent legs
- not drinking enough fluids.
As well as an increased risk for those:
- over 60 years
- taking oral contraceptives
- who are overweight.
Easy-care: Suitable for washing machine and dryer.
40°C reduced cycle.
Do not dry clean.
Do not use bleach.
Do not iron.
Tumble dry at low setting
Travelling a lot means sitting a lot; look after your legs and yourself by wearing travel stockings.
These stockings come with a closed toe.