Can compression stockings cause weakness in the legs?

Compression Stockings . 8 answers . 2 years ago

Can wearing compression stockings cause legs to become weak and difficulty in standing up or getting up and down?

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2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

I don't think so. I have never heard of this. I would guess there is another problem involved. You should see your doctor and have it checked.

2 years ago by Advanced Vein Center (View Profile)

I don't think so. I have never heard of this. I would guess there is another problem involved. You should see your doctor and have it checked.


2 years ago by The Vein Clinic (View Profile)

No, compression stockings will only cause weakness if the hose are too tight and there is significant arterial
insufficiency.

2 years ago by The Vein Clinic (View Profile)

No, compression stockings will only cause weakness if the hose are too tight and there is significant arterial
insufficiency.


2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

No, it is not likely that compression stockings have caused weakness in your legs.

2 years ago by General Vascular Surgery Group (View Profile)

No, it is not likely that compression stockings have caused weakness in your legs.


2 years ago by Austin Vein Specialists (View Profile)

Compression stockings do not typically cause weakness in the legs. Usually, stocking make the legs feel better, particularly when there is vein disease.

2 years ago by Austin Vein Specialists (View Profile)

Compression stockings do not typically cause weakness in the legs. Usually, stocking make the legs feel better, particularly when there is vein disease.


2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

You should not experience weakness in your legs if your compression stockings are fitting properly.

2 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center (View Profile)

You should not experience weakness in your legs if your compression stockings are fitting properly.


2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

If your compression stockings are correctly measured and fitted with the appropriate recommend compression, there should not be any problem. If the hose were purchased over the counter in generic sizing, they would more likely cause pain if too tight or simply be ineffective if they are too loose. Your issues sound unrelated and you should see your primary care physician. Do these symptoms occur when not wearing the hose?

2 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis (View Profile)

If your compression stockings are correctly measured and fitted with the appropriate recommend compression, there should not be any problem. If the hose were purchased over the counter in generic sizing, they would more likely cause pain if too tight or simply be ineffective if they are too loose. Your issues sound unrelated and you should see your primary care physician. Do these symptoms occur when not wearing the hose?


2 years ago by Interventional Radiology Consultants (View Profile)

They should not. However, if you have severe peripheral vascular disease (PVD), you should NOT wear compression hose. You should speak with your physician regarding PVD.

2 years ago by Interventional Radiology Consultants (View Profile)

They should not. However, if you have severe peripheral vascular disease (PVD), you should NOT wear compression hose. You should speak with your physician regarding PVD.


2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Compression stockings will not cause this.

2 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center (View Profile)

Compression stockings will not cause this.


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