Your legs have been swelling and you’ve been told to try compression stockings, or socks. After getting them home, you find it extremely difficult to put them on your legs. You might be thinking that they are the wrong size. After checking with your doctor and the store, you find that they are the correct stockings. But, you are still have trouble putting them on your legs. Why is this? What do you do? The use of helpful tools called compression stocking donners, can help assist you in putting the garment on your leg.
Compression stockings, or socks, are the tightest around the ankle and then gradually loosen as they travel up the leg. The purpose of this type of construction is to support the veins in order to reduce swelling. Because of this construction, it can be difficult to put the stockings onto your leg. If you have limited mobility, this can be especially difficult. There are items on the market that can help you apply your compression stockings. They are called Compression Stocking Donners.
The cost of these items can range anywhere from $10-$100, depending on the type of donner that you choose to purchase. They are well worth the investment if you are in need of assistance in putting your compression stockings onto your legs.
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