Compression Stocking Fittings
Get yourself a perfect pair of compression socks and stockings to maximize the benefits of anatomically correct custom fitting by our specially trained pharmacists. Compression Socks are beneficial in treating common leg symptoms such as heaviness, fatigue, and aches along with certain venous disorders.
What are Compression Socks and Stockings?
Compression stockings are specially designed socks made for men and women to help prevent or treat certain venous disorders such as spider veins and varicose veins, swelling, leg ulcers, and blood clots. Compression socks also provide relief from leg symptoms such as heaviness, aching, and fatigue.
Why is it important to customize your fitting?
In compression stockings, one size does not fit all. Two persons with the same height may have different proportions of calves, ankles based on how muscular they are and bone mass. In addition to the measurements, the amount of compression you need or have been prescribed also decides what material and size your compression stockings should have. So, before you go ahead and purchase any compression stocking of the shelf from the store, it’s very helpful to get the right fit to receive the full benefits of all the features of compression stockings.
What should I expect during a Custom Fitting?
Be it non-prescription or prescription compression stockings, our specially-trained Pharmacist is happy to help. After a detailed consultation on available options in styles and compression levels, we measure the circumference of your calf and ankle and match it with length and the measurement that is right for you. We also show you how to properly put the stockings on so that you can see how they are supposed to be worn and how they feel for maximum benefit and comfort.
Here’s how you can benefit from Compression Stockings
- Helps improve lower body blood circulation
- Prevents tiredness in the legs
- Helps in reducing swelling if any
- Helps in preventing and treating spider veins and varicose veins
- Helps prevent blood clot formation in the leg veins (deep vein thrombosis)
- Helps to reverse the uncomfortable effects that long travels can cause by alleviating pressure in your legs especially on flights
- Helps with prolonged sitting or standing by keeping muscles from getting sore after strenuous activities like a long day of walking or hiking
Be sure to ask your Medicine Shoppe Pharmacist to learn more about compression stockings or visit our Pharmacy to learn more.
How to come prepared for your Custom Fitting
To visit us prepared for your custom measurement for ordering custom compression stocking, we recommend you to visit us in a suitable dress that can allow us to access your leg up to your knees. If you are visiting for a fitting of a pair of full pantyhose-style compression stockings, wearing shorts or a skirt is highly recommended.
How can I get started?
Visit your Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in Fleetwood today to choose from a selection of Compression Stockings we have. All the pharmacists here are trained specially to help our valued clients with answers to their questions and do a custom fitting at the same time.