Known by different names, compression socks are intended to support and improve circulation in the feet and legs. Many people experience pain from poor circulation in their lower extremities caused when the blood pools in that area. These stockings come in various types and styles. The support stockings that are usually provided by a doctor’s office aren’t as fashionable as those that one can purchase online or other sporting good stores.
What Makes these Sock Different?
Although they may look like an ordinary pair of socks, compression type socks are woven mainly to provide pressure. These socks are much tighter than traditional socks. They are best pulled up like a woman’s stocking with both hands.
Who Should Wear Support Stockings?
Supportive socks were once engineered for the person with varicose veins and severe circulation problems. However, almost anyone who sits or stands most of the day for work can benefit …