Who Can Benefit From Compression Socks?
Posted on January 15 2020
Have you ever wondered who actually wears compression socks? It might surprise you to discover that compression socks can benefit everyone! They are used for both prevention and recovery. And with all the cool crazy styles available, they make for great conversation starters. Here are just a few of the reasons you need to grab your own pair today.
If you are an athlete
Compression socks help to enhance healthy circulation and increase the support from your shoes. When one part is out of sync, the entire body suffers for it. This is especially true of the ankles and feet. Work to prevent injury, not just treat it.
According to a 2014 study in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, compression is excellent for muscle recovery. Compression socks improve the circulation of blood within the legs while increasing the support properly fitted shoes give you during a run. By taking care of your feet, ankles, legs, and circulation, you’ll enjoy your runs even more. Make sure your feet and ankles are strong when you hit the trail. Give them the support they need.
If you are on your feet for long hours
Nurses and medical techs love compression socks. Why? Because they are on their feet for long hours. It’s the same reasons those in the food industry swear by them. Hours running back and forth serving others takes a toll. Your feet ache and your ankles swell. By slipping on a pair of crazy compression socks before a shift you’ll prevent the pain and give your heart an extra boost of love as well. Whether you are waiting on tables or saving lives, you need to keep your feet healthy and ready for anything.
If you travel
Whether you’ve been an avid traveler for pleasure or business or have simply made it a goal for 2020 to up your flying miles and see the world, compression socks are a great addition to slip into your travel bag. Airplanes do a number on your body. The changes in cabin pressure lead to bloating, the lack of legroom and sitting for long hours is hard on circulation, and dehydration is a norm on long flights. All of this leads to swelling and pain in your ankles. Compression socks can help reduce the swelling and give your circulation the extra support it needs in flight.
If you sit at a desk for long hours
If you have a job that keeps you glued to the spot at your desk, then you need to make a special effort to keep your circulation healthy. According to the MayoClinic, there are a number of risks that come from sitting too long. There are steps you can take to increase your circulatory health while decreasing the negative impact on your body caused by your desk job, one of which is to invest in a high-quality compression socks.
If you are pregnant
Congratulations! That’s the first thing we want to say if you’re expecting a little bundle of joy. The next is to offer you some advice when it comes to swollen ankles. Compression socks will help alleviate leg pain, reduce swelling, and help the tired heavy feeling in your legs. They also may prevent spider veins, varicose veins, and edema. The graduated compression prevents the blood from pooling in the veins and keeps the blood traveling in the direction it is meant to go, back towards your heart.
If your feet swell
There are a number of health and lifestyle reasons why you experience swollen feet and ankles. Compression socks can be used for sports performance, on the job prevention, surgery recovery, and even to relieve symptoms of chronic illness.
Crazy Compression socks aren’t your grandma’s medical stockings. We want your legs to continue to support you in the most comfortable and fashionable ways possible! If you aren’t happy with your purchase, find they don’t fit correctly, or if they develop a hole or a defect, we will happily send you a replacement. Here are the details on our lifetime guarantee.