a compression stocking
The smooth, hundred-year-old larch under my stockinged feet where I now sit in my study represents only a tiny fraction of a very complex solution for what ails our forests.
At one time, women tended to wear stockings throughout the year, even in summer, though there was more tendency to go stockingless in hot weather even in otherwise dressy occasions.
In this study, use of elastic compression stockings provided effective prevention of DVT formation.
She wore a gown of purple georgette, silk stockings and high-heeled shoes.
Elastic compression stockings also are useful, but only in low-risk patients.
The undergarments included stockings , petticoats, drawers, and a corset.
Although compression stockings reduce the risk of deep vein thrombosis in other groups of high risk patients, this has not been confirmed in stroke.
I have experimented with Suspender Tights, which are tights with all the bits cut out around the top of the leg, so that they are like stockings & suspenders all in one.
Any woman will understand the pure sensual pleasure of silk stockings , or even just really fine denier nylon, if she has ever tried them.