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Graduated Support Hosiery Help Relieve Leg, Foot Swelling
Your body needs the right amount of blood flow to keep your heart pumping, your legs moving and your brain functioning. Blood circulation, the movement of blood throughout the body, is clearly crucial to your existence, and poor leg circulation can cause many problems for individuals around the world. support hosiery can help relieve the swelling caused by poor leg circulation.
Why Do You Need Graduated Compression Hosiery?
If you have symptoms of poor leg circulation – which generally develop gradually – you will most likely benefit from wearing graduated compression hosiery. Symptoms of poor leg circulation can include:
  • Cramping or fatigue in the legs, buttocks or feet during activity. The pain, whether it’s leg pain, lower leg pain or foot pain, usually diminishes with rest, but will reoccur. Wearing graduated compression hosiery can help ease your pain and reduce your swelling.
  • You may complain of a tired leg, general leg swelling or an aching leg. If you wear graduated compression hosiery immediately after noticing symptoms, you can help ease pain and swelling.
  • You may also have cramping that occurs in your legs and feet when you are sleeping or immobile for extended periods of time. Wearing support hosiery during the day will help you sleep better at night.
  • In addition, you can incur such symptoms as ‘cold feet,’ or feet that ‘fall asleep.’ Wear support hosiery while you’re up and about, and socks specially made for nighttime use while you sleep to help relieve symptoms.

Find Graduated Compression Hosiery at FootSmart

FootSmart offers a variety of support stockings for both men and women.  Whatever level of support you need – light, moderate or firm – FootSmart is the place to shop for the best in lower body healthcare products. 

FootSmart not only offers different levels of support stockings, but a variety of lengths – from full pantyhose to knee highs – to suit different tastes. REMEMBER: If wearing support pantyhose for the first time, FootSmart first recommends trying the light to moderate support products so that wearers can become accustomed to the tighter feel of graduated support. 

Information on foot, leg and lower body health conditions provided by The Podiatry Institute, dedicated to advancing the standard of care in podiatric medicine and its effects on muscoskeletal health. 

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