Do I Need A Compressions Sock Or Sleeve?

Do I Need A Compression Sock Or A Compression Sleeve? 

If you’ve injured your foot, ankle, or leg while performing a physical activity, or if you have a condition such as arthritis or swelling, a Koprez compression garment can help relieve your pain. It increases oxygen and blood flow in your limb by 40%, which helps tissues to heal, swelling to go down, and aches to disappear. But which one do you need: a compression sock or a compression sleeve? 

What's the difference?

When you break it down, compression socks and sleeves perform the same function. Both are designed to compress a limb or a part of a limb on your body, thereby increasing blood circulation in that area. An increase in blood flow brings oxygen into the limb, helping heal and rejuvenate injured muscles. The blood also keeps your muscle warm, reducing the possibility of tears or straining. 

The difference between these two garments is which part of the body they are designed for. The sock covers your foot, ankle, and calf, and specifically targets leg pain. It is made out of a more flexible and breathable material than a sleeve, allowing you to wear it all day without your leg feeling hot or uncomfortable. You can wear it wherever you want: work, the gym, running errands, or even just around the house. If you have pain in your leg, a sock will relieve it in seconds.


A compression sleeve, on the other hand, is designed to compress joints rather than whole limbs. It provides support and blood circulation to areas such as your ankle, knee, elbow, and wrist - all joints and all common sites of injury from exercising and other physical activities. 

Which One Do I Need For My Injury Or Condition?

Compression socks are best for people who experience overall leg pain and swelling. They’re also helpful for people who exercise. The compression keeps your leg muscles from vibrating and releasing lactic acid, which causes you to feel weak and fatigued. Furthermore, the sock’s flexible and breathable construction allows you to move around without feeling stiff or restrained. You’ll find yourself able to work out longer and without feeling hurt or tired when you’re wearing a compression sock. 

Compression socks are best for people who experience overall leg pain and swelling. They’re also helpful for people who exercise. The compression keeps your leg muscles from vibrating and releasing lactic acid, which causes you to feel weak and fatigued. Furthermore, the sock’s flexible and breathable construction allows you to move around without feeling stiff or restrained. You’ll find yourself able to work out longer and without feeling hurt or tired when you’re wearing a compression sock. 

Compression sleeves are better if one of your joints, such as your ankle, is injured and inflamed. A sleeve will compress that joint directly and provide much needed support as well as pain relief. With a sleeve, you’re able to stay mobile while targeting the source of your discomfort with a healing blood flow. 

Whatever malady or injury you’re suffering from, or whatever your workout goals are, Koprez provides a sleeve or sock that will evaporate your joint or leg pain in seconds and set you on the road to healing. 

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