Maternity Gradient Compression Hosiery
WHAT DOES GRADIENT COMPRESSION HOSIERY DO?
Graduated compression stockings have often been recommended for use during pregnancy to help energize tired, achy legs and to help reduce and prevent swelling. True gradient compression hosiery are designed to provide a controlled amount of pressure greatest at the ankle and gradually decreases towards the top of the stocking. This gradient compression can help improve circulation, energize tired legs and feet, and assist in the prevention of swelling.
Many people interchange the words 'Support Pantyhose' and 'Gradient Compression'. While Preggers gradient compression hosiery products do offer shaping support they also offer expecting moms the benefits of true gradient compression.
WHO SHOULD WEAR GRADIENT COMPRESSION STOCKINGS?
People who have or are experiencing any of the following conditions can benefit from wearing gradient compression hosiery:
- • Expectant mothers
- • Tired, aching, fatigued legs
- • Swollen feet, ankles, and legs
- • Mild to moderate swelling
- • Stand or sit for long periods
- • Overweight
Additionally, many women without without the above conditions simply appreciate wearing our gradient compression hosiery because they love the way they make their legs feel. Patients should consult with their physicians before wearing compression stockings.
**This is only general information and is not meant for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical conditions. Always consult your physician or other health care provider about all health concerns, conditions, and recommended treatments.