Compression hose...too young for spider veins! | allnurses

Compression hose...too young for spider veins!

  1. 0 I'm young and already am suffering from lower leg throbbing/aching. I have a pair of Dansko's that I love, took me forever to find a pair that didn't rub on my little toe. I alternate those with a good pair of tennis shoes. I have comfortable arch support socks.

    I want to start wearing compression hose but I don't know where to start. I have a spot of spider veins on one of my thighs so I'm inclined to get the really long compression hose but I don't know what brand is best, what mmHg to get, should I alternate?

    What has worked for you? I am a petite build. I work a M-F job but do procedures and stand a lot.
  2. Visit  CoffeeLoveRN profile page

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    Joined Nov '12; Posts: 7.

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  3. Visit  liveyourlife747 profile page
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    I'm in the same boat as you! I don't know where to start, but I think I'm going to try the compression calf sleeves first. Hoping they will help with the aching/throbbing legs.
  4. Visit  CoffeeLoveRN profile page
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    I tried mild knee high recently but they didn't really help much. I'm still in pursuit!


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