slide 1 of 4, Reach into the stocking, and grab the toe.,
Turn the upper half of the stocking inside out.
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slide 2 of 4, Turn the upper half of the stocking inside out.,
Put your foot into the toe of the stocking, and gently slide the stocking over your heel.
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slide 3 of 4, Put your foot into the toe of the stocking, and gently slide the stocking over your heel. ,
Then use your fingertips or palms to "slide" the stocking up your leg. Wearing gloves can help you slide the stocking up. Don't grab the top of the stocking and pull, because that may rip the stocking.
Continue to slide the stocking up the leg until it is positioned correctly.
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slide 4 of 4, Continue to slide the stocking up the leg until it is positioned correctly. ,
Repeat these steps on the other leg.
Current as of:
March 28, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine David A. Szalay MD - Vascular Surgery
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & David A. Szalay MD - Vascular Surgery
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