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.
This is a question that we are frequently asked. The short answer is “No”. However, there is legislation currently before congress that would direct Medicare to cover compression garments for the treatment of lymphedema.
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: