When can I take off my TED hose stockings?

After hip and knee replacement surgery, TED hose stockings may have been placed on your legs. This is to control the collection of blood in your legs while your standing or walking. You’re asked to wear the TED hose stockings daily and may remove them at night. Three weeks after surgery you may remove the TED hose stockings as the risk of blood clots has decreased significantly.


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