TUFF Compression Merino Wool Hike / Outdoor Socks
Large, Medium, Small, X-Large
Charcoal Grey, Mossy Green
LEGEND TUFF® Compression Merino Wool Hike/Outdoor Socks are designed to offer graduated compression and other benefits to the avid hiking/outdoors person.
LEGEND TUFF® Compression Merino Wool Hike / Outdoor Socks will provide you with outstanding performance & durability. They employ graduated compression technology as well as several other features you will enjoy if you are a keen hiker/outdoors enthusiast. Like other compression legwear,they will increase blood circulation and keep your feet and legs fresh while you enjoy your outdoor camping, hiking, etc..
The socks are made from merino wool, a material that naturally wicks moisture away. Merino is also a naturally breathable and odor resistant materials. These qualities all combine to create the ultimate sock for hiking. Merino wool is also naturally temperature regulating. It will warm your feet in cold conditions and cool them in warm conditions. To improve durability, the merino wool in these socks has a nylon wrapping.
Compression Merino Wool Hike / Outdoor Socks also incorporate protection from ultra violet radiation. They are the perfect choice to minimize the risk of injury or fatigue on a long outdoor hike.
The socks are unisex and come in sizes small, medium, large and extra large. They are available in mossy green and charcoal grey.
LEGEND TUFF® Compression Merino Wool Hike / Outdoor Socks: Additional Features
- Seamless toe construction that eliminates shoe irritation;
- Terry cushioning on sole and shin areas;
- Spandex to help keep socks up and in place;
- A “clencher” over the arch area.
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