Graduated Compression of Anti-Embolism Socks & Stockings helps the blood to constantly move in the leg providing good circulation. This prevents blood from sitting idle which can lead to blood clots in the deep veins of the leg.
Your physician can offer guidance regarding knee high vs. thigh high stockings.
Research has shown that using these stockings helps prevent deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in the deep veins of your legs). They can reduce the risk in hospitalised patients by 55-70%.