Prophylactic compression socks look just like regular socks, however they maintain a better blood flow and takes away the tiredeness and feeling of heaviness in the legs. These are made for people who need to stand or sit for long periods of time. During long flights or car rides these socks will prevent trombosis.
In order to buy suitable compression socks, for men it is enough to know their shoe size and for women their tights size or size of clothing. Wearing compression socks or stockings blood flow from the legs is improved, which helps to cure swelling and heaviness.
It is calculated that wearing compression socks costs you 22 cents a day, however using different creams – allmost half as expensive!