Compression Recovery Socks, 20-30 mmHg
Our Legend® Compression Recovery Socks use medical grade compression to increase your oxygen levels and improve your blood circulation, speeding recovery after athletic activity or long periods of travel.
LEGEND® Compression Recovery Socks are ideally suited for travel as well as for post exercise recovery. They also provide a higher level of graduated compression (medical grade or 20-30 mmHg) that helps reduce lactic acid and raise oxygen levels. Like other compression legwear, these recovery socks will also improve blood flow and accelerate muscle recovery.
The socks have a seamless area over the toes for extra comfort. Its construction employs quality spandex for ultimate stretch and comfort qualities.
These unisex socks come in sizes small, medium, large and extra large and are available in black only.
Material Construction: 9% Polyester, 80% Nylon and 11% Spandex.
Which Sports Will Benefit The Most From LEGEND® Compression Recovery Socks?
- These socks will decrease your recovery time from running. They do this by forcing lactic acid out of your legs. In addition to these benefits, they will also mitigate the pain of shin splints and calf cramps. These conditions are frequently experienced by runners.
- In addition to running, LEGEND® Compression Recovery Socks will provide significant benefits for triathletes and cyclists
- CrossFitters will find these socks to be of great benefit for speeding recovery after bouts of training and competition.
- They are also a great choice after games of football, basketball, soccer and many other team sports. Wear them during a long post game bus, train or plane journey to improve your blood circulation and improve your recovery time.
Graduated Medical Compression Hosiery should not be worn and is contraindicated for the following medical conditions:
• Advanced arterial disease of the legs , i.e. ischemia
• Congestive heart failure that is not controlled
• Septic phlebitis of the leg that is not being treated
Please exercise caution in wearing compression socks if you have:
• Infections of the skin
• Allergy to garment fabrics
• Weeping dermatosis
• Limb Insensitivity
• Peripheral Artery Disease
Putting on your medically correct stockings/socks:
• The best time to put on your compression socks is as soon as you get out of bed. Your legs are least swollen when you wake up.
• Be careful – fingernails and jewelry can damage your hosiery. Use the pads of your fingers and the palms of your hand to put on the garment. Consider wearing rubber gloves to assist in putting on and protecting your garment.
• Cover open wounds with a sterile dressing prior to putting on the compression garment.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE
1. Push your hand inside the sock. Pinch the heel and pull the sock partially inside out, so that the foot part remains turned in.
2. Firmly grasping each side of the sock, stretch it over your toes, pull it up to your heel, and adjust it to fit your foot comfortably. At this point, the sock will be on your foot with the leg portion inside out.
3. You can then reach down and pull the leg portion up. Turn the sock right side out one section at a time. You should also stretch the sock and adjust it up your calf as you go.
4. Smooth the hosiery on your leg using both hands in a massaging movement. Ensure that there are no wrinkles.
6. Remove the socks before going to bed, unless your doctor advises otherwise.
Silicone Top Band Care:
Use an alcohol wipe or mild soap to remove excess lotions, hair, oils and other material for maximum grip.
• Hand or Machine wash in warm water. A mild non-bleaching detergent may also be used.
• Machine Dry – low heat or hang dry
• Do not dry clean or iron
• Do not wring
• Do not use fabric softener