We know that there are several options for compression socks on the market, and many people ask us: How do I know which one is right for my need? The most important step is to define which compression has indication for use, as it is like the dosage of a medication using the correct compression you guarantee the efficiency in the treatment or prevention.
Advantages of compression socks
- They provide a comfortable feeling of light legs during the day.
- They improve the circulation of blood in the legs by its action of putting constant and consistent pressure on the legs , helping the blood to flow smoothly back to the heart (better venous return).
- They are indispensable if the person spends a lot of time in a standing or sitting position . When traveling, whether by car, plane or bus, compression socks help prevent the formation of blood clots that can occur even in people with healthy veins.
- Wearing compression socks during daily exercises or on a walking tour favors muscle development , since the muscles have to make an extra effort to overcome external pressure.
- There are several aesthetically modern models that look like ordinary socks. Example of Medi's Mediven Elegance compression socks.
- There are exclusive models for women and men