A support stocking is intended as a prophylaxis for venous healthy people. Support stockings bend with heavy and tired legs after prolonged sitting or standing in front. They are designed for health-conscious people with healthy veins, and are therefore under compression therapy is not a substitute for medical compression stockings because stockings do not have control, upward decreasing pressure gradient.
The range of support stockings is extensive - from subtle to trendy, opaque to transparent, whether with rib appearance or finely polished. This selection by each person's individual favorites.