How to Measure for Compression Socks & Stockings

Getting the correct size in compression can be tricky - but we'll show you how!

Every brand of compression stockings has it’s own unique sizing. A medium in one brand isn’t a medium in another. Measuring properly, and checking the size chart for the specific product you need, will ensure you get a garment that fits properly.

  • If you swell during the day, measure first thing in the morning
  • Size charts are located on every product page, right under the product image.
  • Once you have your measurements, you can simply enter them into our Size Finder to get product and size recommendations instantly!
  • Don't have a tape measure? Download and print one here.

 

How to Measure Knee High Compression Socks - First measure around your ankle at the slimmest point. Next, measure your calf at the widest point. Finally, measure your lower leg length from the floor to the bend in the knee.
How to Measure Thigh High Compression Stockings - First measure around your ankle at the slimmest point. Next, measure your calf at the widest point. Then, measure your upper thigh circumference. Finally, measure your lower leg length from the floor to the bend in the knee.