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How to Measure Compression Stockings, Socks, & Support Hose

Q: How do I measure my leg?

A: Measure your leg first thing in the morning, especially if you experience swelling throughout the day. If your legs are visibly different in size, measure both.

Knee High Measuring Instructions

Ankle Measurement

1. Measure around your ankle (this measurement is called the circumference). Place the measuring tape at the narrowest part of the ankle, above the ankle bone.

Note: This must always be your first measurement

Knee High Measuring Instructions

Calf Measurement

2. Find the widest part of your calf. Measure the circumference of your calf.

Knee High Measuring Instructions

Calf Length

3. Sit on a chair with your legs at a 90-degree angle. Measure the distance from the bend in your knee to the floor.

Knee High Measuring Instructions

Take these recorded measurements and use them in conjunction with the sizing chart for the style or type of stockings you've chosen. These sizing charts are located on the respective product pages. For answers to many commonly asked questions, please see our FAQ page.

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Thigh High Measuring Instructions

Ankle Measurement

1. Measure around your ankle (this measurement is called the circumference). Place the measuring tape at the narrowest part of the ankle, above the ankle bone.

Note: This must always be your first measurement

Thigh High Measuring Instructions

Calf Measurement

2. Find the widest part of your calf. Measure the circumference of your calf.

Thigh High Measuring Instructions

Thigh Measurement

3. Find the widest part of your thigh - right under your buttocks. Measure the circumference of this part of your thigh.

Thigh High Measuring Instructions

Leg Length

4. Measure the distance from the bottom of your buttocks to the floor.

Thigh High Measuring Instructions

Take these recorded measurements and use them in conjunction with the sizing chart for the style or type of stockings you've chosen. These sizing charts are located on the respective product pages. For answers to many commonly asked questions, please see our FAQ page.

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Pantyhose Measuring Instructions

Ankle Measurement

1. Measure around your ankle (this measurement is called the circumference). Place the measuring tape at the narrowest part of the ankle, above the ankle bone.

Note: This must always be your first measurement

Pantyhose Measuring Instructions

Calf Measurement

2. Find the widest part of your calf. Measure the circumference of your calf.

Pantyhose Measuring Instructions

Thigh Measurement

3. Find the widest part of your thigh - right under your buttocks. Measure the circumference of this part of your thigh.

Pantyhose Measuring Instructions

Leg Length

4. Measure the distance from the bottom of your buttocks to the floor.

Pantyhose Measuring Instructions

Take these recorded measurements and use them in conjunction with the sizing chart for the style and type of stockings you've chosen. These sizing charts are located on the respective product pages. For answers to many commonly asked questions, please see our FAQ page.

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Arm Sleeve Measuring Instructions

Wrist Measurement

1. Measure the wrist circumference at the narrowest part of the wrist.

Arm Sleeve Measuring Instructions

Elbow Measurement

2. Measure the elbow circumference at the elbow crease.

Axilla Measurement

3. Measure the axilla (underarm) circumference just underneath the armpit.

Take these recorded measurements and use them in conjunction with the sizing chart for the style of arm sleeves you've chosen. These sizing charts are located on the respective product pages. For answers to many commonly asked questions, please see our FAQ page.

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Gauntlet & Glove Measuring Instructions

Palm Measurement

1. Measure the palm circumference at the widest part of your hand (thumb excluded).

Gauntlet & Glove Measuring Instructions

Wrist Measurement

2. Measure the wrist circumference at the narrowest part of the wrist.

Gauntlet & Glove Measuring Instructions

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