Choosing the Best Compression Stockings for Varicose Veins

Compression stockings for varicose veins can help ease discomfort and help you put the spring back into your step. Varicose veins are one of the most common medical complaints and there are a number of options for you to choose from. 

Compression Stockings Basics

Compression stockings are available in four compression levels. Each of these levels provide different degrees of support for your legs.

Mild Compression - These provide relieve and help minimize the feeling of achy legs. These compression stockings for varicose veins are ideal for those with mild symptoms who are seeking to relieve discomfort while sitting or standing.

Moderate Compression - Those with moderate varicose veins or spider veins might want to consider moderate compression stockings. These are fantastic for pregnant women or those who suffer from deep vein thrombosis. They can also be used in post-sclerotherapy to prevent a reoccurrence of varicose veins. 

Firm Compression - Firm compression stockings are ideal for post-surgical and post-sclerotherapy treatment. They provide considerable comfort and help prevent hypotension and deep vein thrombosis that can occur when you stand up and move around.

Extra Firm Compression - These are used to treat and relieve discomfort caused by severe varicose veins. For patients experiencing edema or lymphedema, these stockings are just what the doctor ordered. They can be used to effectively reduce Orthostatic Hypotension, and Postural Hypotension. They can also be used to help manage venous ulcers and post-Thrombotic Syndrome. 

Choosing the Right Compression Stockings for Varicose Veins

Foot Sensation! will start by measuring your legs carefully. We will take detailed measurements of your ankles, calves, thighs, and legs. This will ensure that we will select the right sized stocking. Remember, you want them to fit snugly otherwise they won't provide the proper protection and support.


Sigvaris - These high-tech stockings are a relative newcomer to the support stocking scene. They are made from intelligent textiles that are designed to remember your leg's shape. This delivers a snug fit that provides a significant degree of support and comfort.


We invite you to contact Foot Sensation to learn more about the compression stockings we carry. We will be happy to help you select the ideal stockings for your needs and comfort.