Quite simply, if you are a regular sufferer of foot, leg, and ankle swelling, Jobst compression stockings may be the solution to your problems. Swelling may affect both legs and may include the calves or even the thighs. Because of the effect of gravity, swelling is particularly noticeable in the lower part of the body. These common signals in your feet are to be taken seriously, since they may lead to some more severe problems later on in life.
The questions that you may be asking first.
Why does wearing compression stockings help reduce foot, leg, and ankle swelling? And why should I buy compression stockings to relieve this ailment, and why Jobst in particular. Then your mind starts repeating itself. Although, those are not the questions you should be asking of yourself. The questions you may want to be asking is why are my feet swollen and what may be the cause? Why this is happening and moreover what can I do to prevent this from happening in the future.
What causes foot, leg, and ankle swelling?
- Foot, leg, and ankle swelling is common with the following situations: Prolonged standing
- Long airplane flights or automobile rides
- Being overweight
- Increased age
- Sitting for long periods of time
- Sedentary lifestyle
The home care solutions.
Here are some things you can try at home to help relieve foot, leg, and ankle swelling.
- Elevate your legs above your heart while lying down.
- Exercise your legs. This helps pump fluid from your legs back to your heart.
- Wear support compression stockings (sold on http://www.compressionsale.com ).
- Follow a low-salt diet, which may reduce fluid retention and swelling.
Why Wear Jobst Compression Stocking?
Why should you select Jobst Compression Stockings? From my experience, JOBST has always had the strongest commitment to improving the quality of life for those with venous disease or swelling related conditions. They are committed to quality. This quality is reflected in the Jobst superior design. A design which is tested with patients and manufactured in their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Jobst consults physicians to ensure that their product is helping their patients. That is why Jobst is the #1 physician recommended brand. JOBST is a leader in compression stockings and other graduated compression garments committed to total satisfaction for its recommenders and wearers. That was just a summary of what Jobst stands for. However from my 6 years in experience selling compression stockings; I will have to say it is a fact that Jobst makes the best stockings in the gradient compression industry. In my medical supply store, people buy 10-20 pairs of Jobst stockings a day, and 99.9% of the time, they are happy with their purchase. They even come back to buy more Jobst stockings and refer their friends to buying Jobst.
Jobst Stockings Care Instructions
Hand or machine-wash with warm water and mild laundry soap or laundry detergent, or use our Support Hose Washing Solutions. No chlorine bleach. Avoid fabric softeners or products meant for Wool or Silk (such as Woolite). Warm water rinse. Hang or lay flat to air-dry. May machine dry on delicate setting if stocking does not have silicone grip tops. Helpful Hint: Placing your stockings in a mesh laundry bag will help protect them during the wash cycle.
You can find more information and an illustrated catalog, along with size carts and therapy guides for compression stockings by visiting here.