Compression hosiery can be difficult to put on, particularly if you have limited mobility or hand movement. With ActiGlide compression garments glide effortlessly up the leg or arm.Download in-pack leaflet
This unique hosiery applicator enables compression hosiery to glide effortlessly up the leg and arm.
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Useful video on using an Actiglide hosiery applicator. It works with tights, thigh length and below knee hosiery and both closed and open toe styles. Can be used by both the wearer or a carer. It is available on prescription in the UK.
Date: November 1st, 2013
36 nurses and 1164 patients in an audit on applying hosiery found Actiglide encourages independence and reduces the need for clinic visits.
Author: Sylvie Hampton TVCS, Eastbourne
Date: May 1st, 2005
Confusion exists between European and British Standard hosiery. General lack of training for nurses.
Author: Sylvie Hampton TVS
Publication: Nursing and Residential Care. August 2002 Vol:4 No:8 396-398
Date: August 1st, 2002