Where to buy compression socks in Namibia?



Where to buy compression socks in Namibia?

What do compression socks do for you?

Compression stockings are specially designed to apply pressure to your lower legs, helping to maintain blood flow and reduce discomfort and swelling. They may be prescribed by your GP if you have a condition that causes poor blood flow in your legs, such as: varicose veins (swollen and enlarged veins)

Is there a downside to wearing compression socks?

Compression socks can aggravate skin irritation and also cause itching. When compression socks are improperly fitted, redness and temporary dents in your skin may appear on your legs at the edge of the sock’s fabric.

How many hours a day should you wear compression socks?

So for general wear, you CAN wear compression socks for 24 hours, but it is certainly not required. However, there are medical conditions and special circumstances where compression socks are worn for over 24 hours.

How tight should compression socks be?

Stockings should feel snug, but not painfully tight. Mild compression, with lower numbers, is usually enough to keep you comfortable on your feet at work. You’ll need higher numbers with a firmer fit to prevent DVT

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What strength compression socks do I need?

A good rule of thumb to follow is: 15-20 mmHg: Great for daily wear, travel, and sports. They help improve circulation without being too tight. 20-30 mmHg: Great for sports recovery, daily wear, medical recovery, and to manage mild symptoms of varicose and spider veins.

 

Where to buy compression socks in Namibia?

It is available at Dinapama M\anufacturing and supplies ,Dis-chem Pharmacy the grove mall and other pharmacies in Namibia.