What are Compression Socks?
Compression socks or stockings are gradient elastic garments worn around the leg. They are designed to improve blood circulation through the legs by narrowing the diameter of the vein and applying a larger amount of compression at the bottom of the limb which gradually decreases in pressure further up the leg.
Benefits of Compression Socks
Compression socks are prescribed at different compression levels depending on the patient’s diagnosis. They can be used to treat, prevent, and reduce: