What are Compression Socks?

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Compression socks for runners are a strong elastic sock, typically worn up to the knee.

  • Compress veins on the surface of your leg, as well as arteries and muscles, so that blood is circulated through your legs through smaller circulatory channels.
  • Blood gets back to your heart faster, making it less likely to pool into your feet.
  • Increases circulation in their legs
  • A valuable tool for blood circulation.

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Sore Knee

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IMG_0642.JPGSore Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

It’s not just for runners. Anyone who spends time doing things that make you bend your knees a lot, like walking, biking, and jumping, can get an aching pain around the kneecap. It’s a broad term that describes the pain you feel if you have one of several knee problems. For example, chondromalacia patella, a condition in which the cartilage under the kneecap breaks down, can lead to runner’s knee symptoms.

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