Tennis & DVTs & PEs: oh my!

Tennis & DVTs & PEs: oh my!

Everyone can get blood clots, even athletes. Read about tennis star, Serena Williams, and her personal battle with blood clots, why people get blood clots, and what you can do to prevent them.

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Footless Compression Leggings:  Fashion vs. Medical, Key Features & How to Find your Perfect Pair

Footless Compression Leggings: Fashion vs. Medical, Key Features & How to Find your Perfect Pair

When I began wearing compression in 2008, I had to wear a stocking that covered my full leg due to the location of my DVT. Since it extended up my calf to behind my knee, a sock didn’t provide enough length to manage the symptoms I was experiencing. At the time, thigh highs & pantyhose were my only option – two hosiery styles I didn’t often wear.

 

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How to Wear Compression Leggings – FAQ’s and Style Ideas.

How to Wear Compression Leggings – FAQ’s and Style Ideas.

When designing our footless legging, I focused on 3 main features: -  A top like a true legging (no pantyhose control tops with feet cut off) -  Maximum opacity so you can wear & pair with tops other than dresses -  An ultra wide, yoga-pant-inspired tummy band.

After over 10 months of research, development, and countless prototype iterations, we finally had a version I loved & which I thought other wearers like me would love too. We launched it fall 2012 and they’ve been a best-seller since! 

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How to Choose Between Full-Length Compression Stocking Styles

How to Choose Between Full-Length Compression Stocking Styles

So your doctor told you to wear full-length compression stockings.

Knee-highs are out of the question so what’s the next best option: thigh highs, pantyhose, or leggings?

Here are a few of the top pieces of advice I’ve learned over the years along with some of my favorite tips for choosing the best length compression garment for your needs.

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How to Transition your Compression Stockings from Winter to Spring

How to Transition your Compression Stockings from Winter to Spring

Driving to work this morning with sunglasses on and windows down, I couldn’t help but be pleasantly reminded of spring’s arrival. Changing blooms, longer days and warmer weather - all welcomed changes to winter’s short days, cold nights & layers.

Winter makes wearing compression easy. Under pants, they offer a spare layer of warmth. Paired with dresses they do double duty as fashion-accessory & cold protection. No one even thinks to ask why you’re wearing tights – because duh it’s winter right? 

Here are some ways you can transition your compression stockings from winter to spring. 

 

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Differences Between Sheer & Opaque Compression Stockings

Differences Between Sheer & Opaque Compression Stockings

With summer just around the corner, we’re receiving an increasing number of questions about the differences between particular patterns - especially as it relates to sheer vs. opaque finishes. We hear many questions from both new and current compression wearers. Here are some of the most common questions and answers…

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