8 great products to help you don / doff compression stockings

If you need compression stockings, you know they’re expensive to buy. That’s why it’s important to care for them properly so you get the maximum benefit from your investment. Here are some products that will help:

1. STOCKING AID EZ – PULL UP TIGHTS

Price: $10.36
Purpose: The Vitility stocking aid is a one piece flexible aid designed for donning stockings.

Features:

  • Designed to hold stockings until they can be pulled up when within reach
  • Cost effective
  • Ideal for anyone with limited hand function or back problems
  • Easy to use

2. STOCKING AID EZ – PULL UP SOCKS, STOCKINGS OR KNEE HIGHS

Price: $26.36
Purpose: The Vitility stocking aid can be used to easily pull up socks, stockings or knee-highs.

Features:

  • Easy to use
  • Cost effective
  • The exterior is covered with terrycloth to prevent the sock from slipping
  • Flexible plastic core is lined with blue nylon to reduce friction
  • Ideal for anyone with limited hand function, back problems, wheelchair users or people recovering from hip or knee surgery

3. JOBST IT STAYS ROLL ON BODY FIXATION

Price: $19.64
Purpose: IT STAYS is a roll-on fixative is used to hold knee-high and thigh-high stockings in place, securely and comfortably.

Features:

  • Easy-to-use roll-on form
  • Odourless
  • Hypo-allergenic
  • Easy to wash off
  • Does not stain

4. EZY AS STOCKING APPLICATOR (3 SIZES)

Price: $50.33
Purpose: The Ezy-As reduces the effort and pain when applying compression garments to both arms and legs. It is designed to be used by patients or by carers.

Features:

  • Available in three sizes (colour coded for easy identification)
  • Simple to use - Ezy- an instruction guide is available by clicking here
  • Reduces application time
  • Sturdy design helps protect and prevent discomfort when applying stockings
  • Handle attachment is also available for easier application

5. VENOSAN SILICONE DOTTED DONNING GLOVES

Price: $7.10
Purpose: Designed to protect stockings from damage and assist with donning and doffing.

Features:

  • An easier way to put on stockings
  • Super-grip silicon dots on the palm
  • Easy to use with all stockings
  • Machine washable and long lasting
  • Packs of 10

6. STOCKEZEON APPLICATOR

Price: $111.65
Purpose: StockEZEon enables easy application and removal of your compression stockings, it promotes independence and improved quality of life for many users.

Features:

  • Adjustable and easy to load
  • Two piece extendable clamp handles non slip rubber base
  • Easily disassembled for transport
  • Comes with a carry bag

7. JOBST STOCKING DONNER

Price: $70.35
Purpose: The Stocking Donner is designed to make donning stockings as easy as possible.

Features:

  • Reduces bending
  • Easy to use
  • Foam grip handles
  • Lightweight frame
  • Durable baked epoxy finish provides “no snag” surface

8. EUREKA COMBI ON AND OFF STOCKING APPLICATOR

Price: $114.07
Purpose: A compression stocking applicator for the leg or arm.

Features:

  • Can also be used with stockings
  • The material helps the stocking glide on smoothly
  • Easy to use
  • Requires the use of two hands and for the user to be able to reach their feet