Chaps style for the wrong leg?

Compression Stockings . 5 answers . 3 years ago

Is it alright to use chaps style compression stockings that state they are for one leg on the other? I have right leg chaps, but want to wear them on my left leg? Can they be turned inside out and worn?

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3 years ago by Bella MD Laser Vein and Aesthetic Center

Don't see why not. Just see how they fit.

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

Don't see why not. Just see how they fit.


3 years ago by Vein Specialties of St. Louis

Absolutely you can do this. This will not affect the hose or your legs adversely.
Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT

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

Absolutely you can do this. This will not affect the hose or your legs adversely.
Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT


3 years ago by Heart and Vein Center

You can certainly try. It might not be very comfortable.
Dr Farhy

3 years ago by Heart and Vein Center (View Profile)

You can certainly try. It might not be very comfortable.
Dr Farhy


3 years ago by Vein Specialists

I suggest trying. Should work ok as it will reverse the hose.

3 years ago by Vein Specialists (View Profile)

I suggest trying. Should work ok as it will reverse the hose.


3 years ago by Vanish Vein and Laser Center

I don't see any reason why you couldn't reverse the stocking and use on the other leg. It may not, however, be comfortable.

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

I don't see any reason why you couldn't reverse the stocking and use on the other leg. It may not, however, be comfortable.


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