When you think of compression socks, you’ll more than likely think of something that inactive people need to wear to decrease their risk of DVT, varicose veins and blood clots. But more and more runners are turning to compression socks to improve their overall performance and help with recovery times.
If you’ve seen other sports people wearing compression socks while they train or compete, you might have been wondering about what the benefits are and what they can do for you. In this post we are going to look the top five reasons why you should wear them so you can make an informed decision.
It’s no secret that compression socks are useful for people that take long flights or are restricted from being able to move around a lot due to illness or injury. But how effective are they for athletes? That’s what we are going to find out in this post.
If you are carrying an injury, it can literally be a ‘pain in the neck.’ There are, of course, plenty of specialists available to treat you. The problem is figuring out whom to call. So, the purpose of this post is to provide some clarity.