With the advent of computers, we’re sitting more than ever. And being on your butt for long stretches at a time promotes poor circulation to your legs and feet, among other things. Our bodies just weren't designed for it.
No wonder your feet get cold or you might find yourself with a midday leg cramp. Sitting for extended periods of time often causes blood to pool in your legs. If you’re desk-sitting you aren’t engaging the leg muscles either. But compression socks can aid in moving the fluid out of your legs, helping you feel better and more energized.
It’s time to unseat some traditions.
One tradition begins in the morning when you’re getting dressed. Instead of grabbing your usual socks, pull on compression socks. They'll do wonders for you every day as you sit in your office chair.
Another benefit of compression: it can help you keep your youthful looking legs and healthy veins. In other words, you don't have to surrender to the aging of your legs and feet -- you can fight back!
Compression increases venous circulation and overall leg health and may delay the onset of varicose veins, possibly for years. Although it’s been well known by NASA and the medical community for years, for some reason many office workers are behind the curve when it comes to prevention.
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Bring up compression socks at the next happy hour and you're bound to be met with some amount of skepticism. Beyond the basic question, do they actually work? (the answer is a resounding, scientific "yes") there are a couple reasons people will bring up for why they don't wear compression socks.
Turns out, many of those reasons are unfounded or outdated. Let's take a look at some of them.