Compression stockings or socks that help gently squeeze your legs, increasing blood flow and treating various conditions such as swelling.
These stockings are specialized custom-made socks that put gentle pressure on your legs in a way that helps improve blood flow. There are different variants that are focused on helping with different things, but generally speaking, they are tighter on the bottom to move blood up to your legs helping with swelling and various other complications.
Gravity can make it difficult for the blood to circulate from your feet back to your heart. Wearing these compression stockings can help with that circulation.
Compression stocking can help diabetics reduce symptoms such as swelling, aching, and pain, especially those who are suffering from poor circulation and nerve damage to their feet.
The pressure that these stockings put on your legs will help compress the surface veins. This will help them more effectively circulate blood to your heart.
By compressing your legs and helping funnel blood back to your heart, compression stockings reduce swelling by preventing the buildup of fluid in the tissue.
Since the stockings will help blood flow, they will help your veins carry blood back to your heart, which means getting oxygen and nutrients more efficiently, increasing your athletic performance.
Poor Blood flow causes various complications such as swelling or heart failure.
Pressure is gently applied with the most pressure being on the bottom.
Compression provides better blood flow and reduces complications.