Compression stockings can be known as the savior on your thighs. But how do these stockings get the job done? This sort of stockings is getting more popular now because of its pure treatment of exhausted and sore thighs. As we all know, leg veins are composed of two distinct systems, one is the lymph system and the other is the rectal system.
The blood is transported or pumped via veins by regeneration of skeletal muscles and gravity. As soon as we walk or work out on our thighs the regeneration of the leg muscles really transfers blood flow through the veins. If we are at rest the blood in our veins flows just by gravity. Medical compression stockings are used to circulate blood from the legs back to the heart.
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Considering our thighs are lower compared to our heart the bloodstream basically stops flows or flowing backward in the rest. To keep this from happening backward flow, veins have one-way valves that prevent this. When the blood in the leg veins flow backward or ceases flowing because of inactivity the waste products and excess fluids in the cells stay in the leg rather than being transported away.
This is the main reason for tired, achy, and swollen legs after long periods of inactivity such as standing or sitting in one position for extended amounts of time. Compression stockings are intended to behave like artificial muscles irrespective of activity or inactivity. They produce compression of their muscle in the leg to force the blood to flow against gravity.
This is reached by the graduated strain amount built into all compression. Compression stockings are produced in various compression levels which signify the graduation of compression they create. They come in different styles as well. So, choose your compression stockings wisely.