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Standing wraps -- where can I find?

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  • Standing wraps -- where can I find?

    I'm looking for standing wraps -- for myself (new job, on feet ALL DAY, on concrete floor). I have an old set of standing wraps, but they are a bit too short for human legs, and don't have any fasteners.

    All I can find is polo wraps, which being "fleecy" and "fluffy" will not fit under my jeans and will pick up all kinds of trash if I wore them outside the jeans. And they're too short also.

    I want 12' standing wraps, in a neutral navy or black (in case I have to wear them outside tight-legged jeans on occasion), with either velcro or ties. Does such a thing exist?

  • #2
    What about just wearing support stockings?

    Would they have the same effect? I see them all the time in the pharmacies & medical supply stores. I've often thought about trying a pair myself. I'm on my feet all day, and I just stand on a thin laminate floor over concrete.


    • #3
      When I was just out of school I did an internship where I had to do A LOT of surgery-so I was standing in one place for long periods of time. I wore TED stockings-I just got them at the local hospital pharmacy. Worked great.

      If you want something you can 'wrap' yourself with, I would suggest "track"bandages-they're just a bit stretchy but not at all fleecy. I get mine from Schneiders (I use them on my horses)
      Michael: Seems the people who burned me want me for a job.
      Sam: A job? Does it pay?
      Michael: Nah, it's more of a "we'll kill you if you don't do it" type of thing.
      Sam: Oh. I've never liked those.


      • #4
        Originally posted by greysandbays View Post
        I'm looking for standing wraps -- for myself (new job, on feet ALL DAY, on concrete floor). I have an old set of standing wraps, but they are a bit too short for human legs, and don't have any fasteners.

        All I can find is polo wraps, which being "fleecy" and "fluffy" will not fit under my jeans and will pick up all kinds of trash if I wore them outside the jeans. And they're too short also.

        I want 12' standing wraps, in a neutral navy or black (in case I have to wear them outside tight-legged jeans on occasion), with either velcro or ties. Does such a thing exist?
        Good god, don't do that, there's a better way! Go to Ames Walker on line and order yourself some compression stockings, if you don't have varicose veins these might be enough support:
        Good support stocking will also keep you from getting varicose veins, they're a good preventative plus they keep your legs from swelling and just aching all day.

        ETA if you ride after work, these stockings will help keep your legs from swelling, I used to have a lot of trouble getting my boots on after work until I started wearing them.


        • #5
          what...are the "Wicked Witch of the West" boots, with the curled up toes, no longer providing enough compression????????????


          • #6
            Second on the support hose. I wore support pantyhose when I had a job that required me to be on my feet eight or nine hours a day. They make an incredible difference in leg fatigue and swelling.

            I loff my Quarter horse clique

            I kill threads dead!


            • #7
              Compression hose can make a huge difference. Ames Walker is a great company to deal with. You can start with the knee-highs, or go straight to the full-length. A thigh-high model is also available, but

              Good shoes are also important. It isn't the amount of cushioning that makes a good shoe.