support stocking

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: stocking - elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg (as in case of varicose veins)support stocking - elasticized stocking intended to reduce pressure on the veins of the leg (as in case of varicose veins)
stocking - close-fitting hosiery to cover the foot and leg; come in matched pairs (usually used in the plural)
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Portland, OR, January 17, 2019 --( The company with the superior cotton support stocking is putting up a big discount to start the year.
Within the box, break-away three-dose packs support stocking Oscillo in purses, at work, in toiletry travel totes and elsewhere to take quick action at the first sign of symptoms.
"The best approach to this problem is to wear a high-quality compressive support stocking which prevents the leg from swelling, and to undergo a procedure that seals off the bad veins."
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The compression provided by a support stocking is greatest at the ankles and diminishes as it goes up the leg.
Wear a support stocking, use a foot exercise cushion (Tesco sells both), swallow an aspirin an hour before take-off, avoid alcohol, don't take sleeping pills or cross your legs, drink lots of water, walk around the cabin and exercise whenever you can.
The 75-year-old suggests: "Men would wear mankinis and women little bikinis and surgical support stockings."
The patient may be taking tablets to combat the swelling and wearing support stockings, if they are wearing support stockings, the Chiropodist should remove the patients stockings and inspect the lower leg and feet for signs of infection.
Support stockings also can help keep the blood flowing and relieve swelling.
Other basic precautions include: Keep well hydrated during the flight; wear support stockings or DVT socks (on long-haul flights), if possible, to prevent poor blood circulation and clots forming.
Wearing support stockings can also minimize foot and ankle swelling.

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