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The Vein Healthcare Center Explains Why Patients Should Wear Compression Before Varicose Vein Treatment, Plus Tips for Donning and Doffing Stockings
Date:4/25/2013

, or confirm whether the leg pain is due to muscular-skeletal issues, the nervous system, or venous disease.

Another benefit to wearing compression prior to treatment is that it’s good to confirm that the patient can tolerate stockings, and/or that the stockings fit properly. After the procedure is the worst time to discover that the stockings don’t fit.

Alternatively, many who think that they could never tolerate compression stockings try on a modern stocking and find them quite bearable. Since compression prevents the progression of vein disease and controls symptoms, some people may even decide to take a more conservative approach, rather than proceed with definitive treatment.

Here are some tips for donning and doffing compression stockings:

  • Put stockings on dry feet, first thing in the morning.
  • Open the garment from the top and then work on getting the heel into place before bringing it up.
  • When putting socks on, gather up many layers of fabric and stretch them over the foot, pulling them on as though they were trousers.
  • To remove stockings, patients should peel them inside out, starting at the top, and never create a roll, which can feel like a tourniquet.
  • For elderly patients who need help getting donning and doffing their stockings, there are some services available. Primary care physicians or senior centers can help find assistance.
  • Different brands tend to vary in size and length, so in addition to trying on the stockings, it’s important to know what the store’s return policy is, whether purchasing them online or in person.

To better understand venous insufficiency and how compression works, here’s a review of how veins work. Veins carry blood from all the extremities back to the
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