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How to Treat a Sprained Ankle with Compression Socks

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Ankle injuries aren't just a temporary stop to an active life, whether they happen while walking, hiking, or running. They can be difficult, painful and uncomfortable to handle. In the case of an ankle sprain, there are several severities that need to be taken seriously and cared for accordingly. Can compression stockings help a sprained ankle? What should you do to maximize your recovery from this injury? Because of the pressure they put on the affected area, compression stockings can be a great tool for recovery. They are part of the four elements of recovery RICE (rest, ice, compression, and...

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When should I take off compression stockings after surgery?

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Do you have major surgery? Compression stockings may play an important role in how quickly your body recovers after surgery. Doctors often recommend post-operative compression stockings to facilitate recovery and prevent a complication called deep vein thrombosis, or DVT. In some cases, wearing compression stockings after surgery can have a life-or-death impact on the outcome of the surgery. Why should I wear compression stockings after surgery? How can something as simple as wearing knee-high compression socks after surgery make such a big difference? How long should I wear compression stockings after surgery? There are at least seven different benefits of...

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Why use compression stockings with ankle injuries

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How foot fractures happen When an opposing force suddenly bends, hits, or twists the bone, it often breaks, causing tremendous pain. Fractures are more likely than people realize. For example, accidentally kicking a hard object can lead to a broken or broken toe, and a poor landing during a fall or jump can lead to a broken heel. Most fractures are caused by accidents and are instantaneous, others occur as a result of repeated stress on the bone, known as stress fractures. This condition is common among soldiers and athletes such as runners and gymnasts. These are common symptoms of...

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If your legs are swollen on a plane, you should try gradient compression socks

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For years, when I arrived in a new city, I had an airport ritual: as soon as the plane hit the tarmac, I packed my boarding sneakers into my carry-on luggage, and my feet kept slipping after the flight It swollen so badly that it became a pair of sliders that were too big. My legs felt heavy and I would trudge through immigration waiting for the moment I checked into my room and soaked them in the tub I hoped would be there. Why you should wear compression socks on long flights When I discovered gradient compression socks and...

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Why you should wear compression socks on long flights

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It's been a long flight. You feel the plane come to a complete stop, but you are waiting for the door to open. After sitting for so long, you desperately want to get up. Stretching your leg can be painful. If you can understand this, then you need to learn some important things about travel. Leg discomfort is not an inevitable price of flying. This is a real potential health complication problem, and it's largely preventable. All you need is a good pair of compression socks. How flying hurts my legs and feet It all comes down to gravity. Your...

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