Step into Comfort: Exploring the Remarkable Benefits of Compression Socks

Step into Comfort: Exploring the Remarkable Benefits of Compression Socks

From athletes to frequent flyers, desk-bound professionals to pregnant women, the underestimated power of compression socks has changed the way we experience comfort and wellness in our daily lives. The benefits of compression socks are extensive for a diverse range of people and offer these three benefits:

1. They Alleviate Achiness

Compression socks improve blood circulation, helping you warm up quickly and fuel your muscles during exercise. They also work wonders during muscle recovery, increasing circulation, preventing blood and waste buildup. They also help the body deliver essential nutrients to help nourish and repair your muscles. Say goodbye to post-workout achiness and hello to a more comfortable and active lifestyle!

2. They Increase Body Awareness

Compression socks press against the nerve endings of your body’s largest organ, the skin, increasing your awareness of your body and supplying a constant flow of information to your brain. It helps improve posture, flexibility and stability during activity, reducing the risk of balance-related injuries.

3. They Reduce Swelling

If you sit or stand without much movement throughout the day, gravity pulls your blood, lymph, water and other body fluids down, causing them to pool in your lower body. This can cause potential swelling in your calves and feet. The tightly woven fabric of compression socks prevents the skin from expanding, which forces fluids to disperse and reduces swelling. Therefore, it is also worth putting them on in the morning, as they are most useful before swelling occurs. This makes compression socks perfect for those who sit often or any regular plane travelers.

It’s best to talk to your doctor to see if compression socks are right for you and what pressure you require. Take advantage of our certified fitters and free fitting appointments in-store. Book a free fitting appointment here! But wait, there’s more!

Our annual Hello Summer sale is on NOW until September 30th! With the promo code HELLO23, we now have 15% off select compression socks, featuring Jobst Sport Compression Socks in a wide range of colours for any athlete or anyone with an active lifestyle!

For everyday wear, we have our comfortable and breathable Sigvaris Sheer Fashion Knee High – Open Toe Compression Socks!