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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DVT Awareness Month – The Ins and the Outs of Deep Vein Thrombosis

DVT Awareness Month – The Ins and the Outs of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Were you or someone you love diagnosed with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?

If so, it can help to hear about the experience from a fellow survivor. To facilitate this we asked our REJUVA team member, Stacy, to share the details of her own DVT story and what she learned along the way. Read on for more about her story + top tips for navigating the physical & emotional components of recovery.

 

 

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Why Rock a Compression Sock?

Why Rock a Compression Sock?

Did you know compression legwear actually comes in a variety of support levels for just that purpose? While some versions offer firm support designed specifically for therapeutic uses, light support variations are actually designed for preventative & general lifestyle applications – think travel, pregnancy, varicose veins, spider veins & more. 

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Compression Stockings 101: Q&A with a Vein Specialist

Compression Stockings 101: Q&A with a Vein Specialist

We teamed up with vein specialist Dr Bunke-Paquette, MD, FACPh to get her pro answers and insights to a few of the most common compression questions. Check out our exclusive interview & read on for some more of her top tips and answers to our most commonly asked questions.  

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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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14 Fruits And Veggies To Always Buy Organic

14 Fruits And Veggies To Always Buy Organic

Need another reason to spring for organic produce? A new study in Environmental Research found that when people ate an organic diet, they reduced the amount of dialkylphosphates (or DAP’s, which account for 70% to 80% of organophosphate pesticides) in their urine by 89%.

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Simply Sore or Something More? 4 Conditions Affecting Leg Health

Simply Sore or Something More? 4 Conditions Affecting Leg Health

Sometimes your gams simply may not look or feel as good as you want. A salty dinner, prolonged sitting, a long day on your feet ... occasional tweaks to diet or route can leave you feeling temporarily puffy or sore.  But if it happens often, it may also be the sign of a larger medical problem. If your legs fall into the "repeat offender" category, keep reading. We’ve rounded up some of the more common causes of leg swelling & pain, as well as tips and treatment info, to help you get informed.

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