Compression Socks

Updated on: August 18, 2014

A number of companies manufacture compression socks. Over the years, compression socks have been made of sturdy fabric for durability and attractiveness. Compression socks can be worn by both men and women and are most useful to prevent foot swelling.

The graded pressure socks have the ability to squeeze blood out of the foot and into the leg. Many of these socks have a non binding elastic band which helps maintain the sock on the leg instead of rolling down. A variety of styles and colors are available and many of these socks have reinforced heels to be better able to tolerate the pressures generated during daily working or sports.

Most individuals who wear compression socks claim that they leg aches and fatigue is much less after wearing the socks on a daily basis

The cost of these compression socks range anywhere from $ 6-25.

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