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Is it safe to wear a 18mmhg compression stockings while recovering from leg injury caused by Running? Like swollen muscles & visible spider veins?

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Dr. Andrew Doe
Radiology - Interventional
3 doctors agree

In brief: Should be

Given your age, and your sex, arterial disease is unlikely.
Also, this level of compression should not inhibit blood flow. I think you can safely use them. However, if it hurts to wear them, your toes turn blue or black, etc. Stop immediately.

In brief: Should be

Given your age, and your sex, arterial disease is unlikely.
Also, this level of compression should not inhibit blood flow. I think you can safely use them. However, if it hurts to wear them, your toes turn blue or black, etc. Stop immediately.
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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology

In brief: Stockings/ running

It is safe to wear support hose when running.
!8mmHg is a very low pressure and you could wear up to 30mmHg pressure. The support hose may actually be beneficial to you if you are recovering from an injury.

In brief: Stockings/ running

It is safe to wear support hose when running.
!8mmHg is a very low pressure and you could wear up to 30mmHg pressure. The support hose may actually be beneficial to you if you are recovering from an injury.
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