Compression Stockings

Compression Stockings

Uses for stockings?

Com­press­sion stock­ings can be used for a vari­ety of rea­sons. The most com­mon are list­ed below;

  • Vari­cose Veins
  • Ulcers
  • Spi­der veins
  • Tired aching legs
  • Preg­nan­cy
  • Poor blood cir­cu­la­tion in the legs
  • Occu­pa­tions where you are stand­ing or sit­ting for long peri­ods of time

What type of stocking do I need?Natural Cotton material

There are a large range of stock­ings avail­able, please call the office on (08) 9386 9855 to dis­cuss your needs. There are three dif­fer­ent types of stock­ings; med­ical com­pres­sion stock­ings, sup­port stock­ings and anti-embolism stockings.

Major­i­ty of the stock­ings we sup­ply are cot­ton and hypo-aller­genic with nat­ur­al elas­taine. Most peo­ple can wear these even when they have allergies.

Where do I get stockings from?

We can sup­ply you with a ini­tial or sec­ond pair of stock­ings if you need them. There are many dif­fer­ent types of stock­ings, it depends on what you need from you stocking.

If you have had a pro­ce­dure the hos­pi­tal will sup­ply the stock­ings you need for your pro­ce­dure on your dis­charge. You will need to wear them every­day until you see Dr Sieunarine.

How much do stockings cost?

Stock­ing prices range from $45 — $170 depend­ing on what type of stock­ing is needed.

If you are a gold card DVA patient, DVA will cov­er the cost of your stock­ings for you. There is no rebate from Medicare for com­pres­sion gar­ments. Some pri­vate health funds will sub­sidise the stock­ings depend­ing on your lev­el of cover.

We can post stock­ings to a desired address for an extra $10 + GST for postage.

Further Information

If you would like fur­ther infor­ma­tion about stock­ings please call the office on (08) 9386 9855.

Alter­na­tive­ly you can down­load our infor­ma­tion pam­phlet regard­ing care and wear­ing com­pres­sion stockings.

Com­pres­sion Stock­ings Brochure