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Performa Compression Socks

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Made by Compression Advisory

Featuring 'gctech' technology which is a Class 1 graduated compression with 16-18mmHg compression at the ankle, reducing to a 80% compression at mid calf level. This allows the socks to act like a second skin, squeezing blood from the surface veins back into the deep veins and help push blood back up to the heart. Wearing them changes the way your blood flows, helping your body to be more efficient.  Performa compression socks are worn by many top athletes and sports players.

How do they benefit sports players?

  • enhance performance during exercise
  • support the calf muscle by improving oxygen delivery to the calf and optimising muscle efficiency
  • improve return of blood through the veins
  • help regulate temperature
  • improve calf muscle stamina delaying the time to exhaustion
  • help recovery after exercise - if they are worn for a minumum of 2-3 hours after exercise they can reduce DOMS (delayed onset of muscle soreness) so your legs feel less tired and stiff 
  • reduce exercise associated swelling 

What else can they benefit?

  • professionals who sitting, standing or walking for periods of time
  • if you have tired, achy or swollen legs at end of the day 
  • prevent leg swelling on flights and 'cankles'
  • reduce swelling after operations or injury
  • reduce swelling after ankle sprain or other acute injury
  • shin splints
  • calf tears
  • cramps
  • when not moving - in aircast boot 
  • varicose veins
  • poor blood flow in veins
  • ulcers of the foot that have healed 
  • mild lymphoedema
  • post thrombosis
  • previous DVT's 

What size do I need?

Measure around your ankle and biggest part of your calf and refer to the size chart 

B1 = Size XS

B2 = Size S

B3 = Size M

B4 = Size L

B5 = Size XL 

Contraindications to using these socks 

  • peripheral vascular disease
  • open wounds/ulcers
  • diabetes with leg complications 
  • stroke patients with leg paralysis
  • uncontrolled heart failure
  • severe lymphodema
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