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.
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.
Donning gloves are the easiest, cheapest and most effective tool available to help you put on your stockings. Donning gloves allow you to grip and pull on the sheerest of compression hosiery while helping to prevent snags, runs or poke holes.