Product Details Compression Level: Moderate (18 mmHg). Anti-Embolism Knee Length Stockings: Designed for the post-operative patient; Helps prevent edema, leg discomfort and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Anti-Embolism Benefits: Graduated compression speeds the most compression at the ankle and gradually diminishing pressure up the calf; Helps reduce the formation of blood cloths; Soft, durable materials for outstanding comfort and fit. Satisfaction Guaranteed: If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, you may return for a replacement or a refund. Compressed legs are happy legs! See our full line of graduated compression legwear at www.futuro-usa.com. Question? 1-800-537-2191. www.futuro.com. Package is recyclable. Made in USA for 3M.
Directions Fitting Futuro Stockings: 1. Measure around the circumference of calf at the widest point to determine size. 2. Measure distance from bend of knee to bottom of heel (in standing position, if possible) to determine length. Futuro Stocking Precautions: Proper sizing and application must be assured. Care Instructions: To ensure stockings last as long as possible, launder after every three days of use. Keep the stockings free from substances such as ointments, oils and lanolin which could deteriorate elastic.
Warnings Contraindications: Anti-embolism stockings may not be recommended for patients with the following (always consult your physician): 1. Any leg condition in which stockings would interfere, such as: Dermatitis (skin problems); Gangrene; Vein ligation (leg surgery); Recent skin graft. 2. Severe vascular diseases, such as Arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), that cause poor circulation to the leg. 3. Massive edema (swelling) of the legs, or pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs) from congestive heart failure. 4. Extreme deformity of the leg. Important: These stockings are only to be worn on the advice of your doctor and for the time period recommended. If discomfort or pain results, persists or increases, discontinue use and consult your physician.