Friday, September 2, 2016

Not your grandma’s support stockings

Those that are old enough, or are fans of Laugh-In from almost 50 years ago, remember comedienne Ruth Buzzi’s portrayal of an old woman wearing baggy support hose.  And that is the image of those stockings that many have when the item is mentioned.  Now we find out that Jessica Alba wears support hose, modern well-fitted support hose, when she travels, and for a very good reason.  Here is an article in Self, penned by Kelli Miller, where she includes me with other physicians looking at the good medicine behind wearing these stockings.  Maybe you should consider this as well, but check with your physician before you do!

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