Compression socks are not just for the elderly anymore, as many people once thought! Nor are they limited to professional athletes. Compression socks improve circulation and prevent swelling, which is useful to a whole range of different people. Today, we want to highlight the use of compression socks for people who spend lots of time sitting or standing, which can affect venous health. If your profession or hobby requires you to sit or stand for most of the day, you might want to consider wearing compression socks at work!
Compression socks help with circulation, swelling and the prevention of blood clots. As well as during exercise, compression socks are particularly useful for day-to-day life. Studies have shown that compression socks have a variety of benefits; here are just some of them!
- Improves blood circulation
- Improves posture
- Reduces swelling and aching legs
- Reduces feeling of being light-headed or dizzy when standing up
- Reduces the risk of leg ulcers
- Prevents varicose veins
- Prevents blood clots
Not sure if compression socks could be useful at your job? Here are examples of some occupations that can seriously benefit from compression socks:
- Medical Professionals
- Office Workers
- Retail Workers
- Postal Workers
- Restaurant Workers
- Flight Attendants
- Factory Workers
It’s best to talk to your doctor to see if compression socks are right for you, and which pressure you require. Check out our selection of compression socks here. In fact, this is a great time to purchase compression socks because…
Make sure to check out the sale and stock up on non-prescription and prescription compression socks for the year. We even have sport compression socks – now featuring Jobst Sport Knee High Compression socks in all the best colours!