Care recipient (cr) needs to measure his her leg to find out what size thigh length compression stocking he she needs

Try: Using a measuring tape measure around the smallest part of the ankle this will be above the round bones on both sides of the ankle next measure around the fullest part of the calf then measure around the fullest part of the thigh then measure the ankle thigh and around the largest part of the hips

Materials: Measuring tape

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: compression stocking help 2008 by sherman oaks medical supplies available at www shermanoaksmedical com

Keywords: Compression stockings compression socks compression garments

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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