Compression Socks for Men

Compression Socks for Men - Healthy Fashion!

Given that 40% of men will develop venous disorder at some point in their lives, compression hosiery should be used as a preventative measure by many people.  At risk people include those who have family members with venous disorders, or who stand up at work. Compression hosiery has immediate benefits, because circulation in the legs is immediately increased. Compression socks for men quickly relieves the pain and swelling associated with venous disorders, while at the same time preventing more serious problems, such as blood clots in the deep veins.

Varicose Veins on Legs

The most important thing to remember about compression garments is to wear them everyday. Wearing your compression garments will deliver the therapy your physician or healthcare provider recommends. It’s a habit worth starting.

What is Graduated Compression?


Graduated or Gradient compression delivers a squeezing to the leg that is tightest at the ankle. The degree of squeezing or compression gradually decreases up the leg. This compression, generally expressed in mmHg (millimeters of mercury).

For example, Moderate Compression is 15-20 mmHg.

Recommended for the relief of a variety of symptoms including:

  • Mild to moderate leg swelling
  • Tired, aching legs and mild leg pain
  • Superficial or early varicose veins
  • Post-operative for less severe procedures
  • Helps to reduce the risk of circulatory problems such as Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in normal-risk patients, especially during periods of long travel
       

Leg swelling or Edema:

Compression Socks...They Can Be Stylish!

Compression garments are not only for therapy or clinical settings, but are now worn in a variety of situations.  They are great for individuals whose jobs require prolonged standing, such as nurses; also for those traveling (especially on long flights), running and other athletic events.

Compression hosiery is now available in a multitude of colors and styles.  A great choice for many men would be a pair of socks with a traditional dress design.  These are stylish socks that are not ugly or clinical looking, and would be fashionable in both formal and informal settings.

If you're looking for handsome Dress Socks for all occasions...formal wear, everyday wear or even sports activity; with leg energizing graduated compression for the active fashion minded man, then these may work for you...

Luxury Support Dress Socks!

                                              

Sock Donning Easy Hints

  1. Push hand inside sock…pinch heel and pull sock partially inside out, leaving foot part of sock turned in.
  2. With a firm grasp on each side of the sock, stretch sock over toes, pull to heel, and adjust to fit foot comfortably. (Sock will be on foot with leg portion still inside out.)
  3. Reach down and pull up leg portion, turning right side out a section at a time. Stretch and adjust up your calf as you go. Sock top reaches to just below knee.