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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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.
Doctors said, `get a support stocking,' and prescribed a pump to pump the (lymph node) fluid which didn't work at all,'' Chappel said.
Noreen Seabrook Marketing and David Bamford Marketing are now in a position to market a reliable contract program from Turkey, and, as we have always advocated, to support stocking dealers with a high-class program that is unique in the market," Nichols-Marcy said.
Finally the new flowmeter is backwards compatible with previous ABB design primary devices allowing one transmitter for past, current and future applications reducing support stocking needs.
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 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.
Sessions take up to an hour and you'll have to wear surgical support stockings for a week after each treatment to keep swelling and pain to a minimum.
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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