Compression socks can be hard to get on and off, especially when you’re dealing with a higher compression or full length pantyhose. Here are some some tips to help you get your compression socks off quick and easy.
Let’s face it – pulling on compression stockings is a challenge. Before you spend another 30 minutes fighting to get your socks on, try out some of these tips, tricks, and tools to help you get your socks on fast and easy.
To put on a regular pair of socks, most people scrunch them up, stick their foot in, and pull. Try this with a compression stocking and you’ll get nowhere fast! Here's the correct way to put on your compression stockings.
If you have trouble bending at the waist, crossing your legs, or have decreased hand strength, putting on compression stockings can be very difficult, if not impossible. BrightLife Direct carries various types of devices to assist you.
Preparing the leg with a dusting of baby power, corn starch, or Alps Fitting Lotion can help the stocking glide up your leg more easily. Rubber or latex donning gloves can help! Here are some more tips: