Pulling on socks or compression hosiery, with limited use of your hands or restricted bending motion from arthritis or other health problems can be very frustrating and quite a struggle. This Stocking Donner from Jobst allows you to extend your reach and manage stockings with greater ease. The sturdy steel coated frame holds hosiery open so you can simply step into it from where you are sitting or standing. Simply place stocking on center frame and while grasping the foam handles step down into the stocking. Place stocking on center frame. Grasp the foam handles and step down into the stocking. Ideal for patients with arthritis and limited bending motion.
Applying compression stockings can be a super challenging task, but is a necessary evil to help maintain blood flow and reduce discomfort / swelling. Nurses will tell you how difficult it can be to apply them on their patients, so just imagine elderly folks struggling to do this alone. A sensible device such as this stocking donner can make this everyday task much easier.