Is a Doctor Prescription Needed for Medical Stockings?
wearing support hosiery over 15-20 mmHg, you should consult with a
doctor who may prescribe a specific compression level. Your doctor can
also help you measure for the correct size. Unlike socks, medical
legwear requires specific ankle measurement to ensure proper fit.
Are Support Stockings Comfortable?
regular elastic compression, Jobst stockings do not feel restrictive.
Support hose should feel tight, as if your legs are being hugged.
However, higher compression levels do take some getting used to, so you
may want to start with a lower level and gradually build your way into
the proper compression. A comfortable, wide band holds the hose up
without adhesive or pinching elastic.
Where Can I Wear Support Hose?
Jobst forMen stockings are available in knee-high and thigh-high
styles, which can be easily worn under most trousers without being
noticed. Soft microfiber
yarns wick moisture away from the foot, and higher compression levels
include an anti-bacterial additive to reduce odor. You really can wear
Jobst medical stockings just about anywhere you would normally wear
dress or casual socks.