I had knee surgery and the doctors put a stocking on my good leg.

Compression Stockings . 5 answers . 2 years ago

I had knee surgey yesterday and they put a stocking on my good leg should i keep wearing it on the good leg?

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

Used to prevent clots if you are immobilized. If up walking could stop its use but check your MD.
David E.

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

Used to prevent clots if you are immobilized. If up walking could stop its use but check your MD.
David E.


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

Yes continue to wear it. One of the major complications of orthopedic surgery is deep vein thrombosis and it can occur in either leg.
Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT

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

Yes continue to wear it. One of the major complications of orthopedic surgery is deep vein thrombosis and it can occur in either leg.
Norman N. Bein MD FACS RVT


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

Yes, you should wear the compression stockings on both legs if possible.
Rodolfo D. Farhy, MD, FACC, FAHA

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

Yes, you should wear the compression stockings on both legs if possible.
Rodolfo D. Farhy, MD, FACC, FAHA


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

You should wear the stocking as ordered. The purpose of the stocking is to improve the venous return and prevents clots from forming.

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

You should wear the stocking as ordered. The purpose of the stocking is to improve the venous return and prevents clots from forming.


2 years ago by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

You should wear the stocking as ordered. The purpose of the stocking is to improve the venous return and prevents clots from forming. One of the major complications of orthopedic surgery is deep vein thrombosis and it can occur in either leg. TWright

2 years ago by Laser Vein Center (View Profile)

You should wear the stocking as ordered. The purpose of the stocking is to improve the venous return and prevents clots from forming. One of the major complications of orthopedic surgery is deep vein thrombosis and it can occur in either leg. TWright

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