Compression Socks for Work

Wearing compression socks is a great way to be proactive about your health regardless of your occupation. Whether you have a desk job or are on your feet all day, compression socks can benefit everyone. This is because sitting for 90 minutes or more can cause blood flow below the knees to decrease by 50%, significantly increasing the chance of blood clots and reducing the amount of freshly oxygenated blood to your legs. Standing all day also can have negative effects on the body because being on your feet puts a 20% greater strain on the circulatory system and on the legs and feet, which can cause fatigue and soreness.  As we become increasingly aware of the downsides of sitting and standing all day, it is hard to know what the solution is - and that’s where VIM & VIGR and compression socks come in!

VIM & VIGR compression legwear is scientifically designed to support your legs all day, every day. Nurses benefit significantly from the all day support that compression socks provide. Using integrally-knit graduated compression, VIM & VIGR compression socks apply therapeutic pressure that starts at the ankle and gradually eases above. By squeezing the leg from the bottom up, VIM & VIGR compression socks for nurses can help increase the circulation of freshly oxygenated blood back to your legs. Being on your feet all day, puts a 20% greater strain on the circulatory system and on the legs and feet, which can cause fatigue and soreness. Compression socks for work alleviate achiness and heaviness, energize legs, and prevents swelling. Happy legs and feet means more comfortable employees and make for a better work day – which is a win for everyone!

Customer Testimonials - Compression Socks for NursesI have never worn compression socks before so this was all new to me. I sit at a desk for 8 hours a day. Just got a standing type desk and was having problems standing. Achy legs and such. So I couldn't stand as much as I needed to. Was told about these type of socks and so I tried them and I will never go back to regular socks. They have helped me so much so now I can stand longer at my desk. My lower legs do not ache as much or at all and I think in general my legs feel better. So I am definitely sold on these socks. -- Mary H.

Love these socks! Feet were hurting so bad after working and standing on concrete 10 hours a day. These socks were the Best thing I did for my feet and myself. Love love love them! -- Patsy B.

My VIM & VIGR socks give me a big ol hug of self-love. On the days when I know I'll be sitting at my desk or on phone calls most of the day, wearing the socks is that sign to myself that I'm still caring for my body. I feel invigorated with extra energy because of the increased circulation. Thx VIM & VIGR! -- Jeannine W.

After wearing my socks the first day I will not be without them. I'm a farmer and I mow for our county conservation office, so I'm on my feet or sitting on the tractor all day. My legs ache at night and knees tend to swell. My compression socks have ended aching legs at night . And weirdly I'm not as stiff after sitting on the tractor for long periods. I'm thankful my doctor recommended your socks! Thanks. -- Barbara J.

Sizing, Fabric & Compression Levels Guide

Size Chart:

We have a different sizing chart depending on the type of compression garment. Please consider your foot and calf circumference when choosing your size.

If you're in between sizes, ask yourself a few questions:
What is my body type? Will I be more comfortable in a size up or down? Take your body type into consideration when choosing a size especially if you're in between sizes.

Size Chart - VIM & VIGR Fashionable Compression Legwear

Sleeves & Tights

 

Fabric Collections:

NYLON

  • 400 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Excellent for athletic use
  • Multi-dimensional weave allows for breathability
  • Composition: 82% Nylon/18% Spandex

MOISTURE-WICK NYLON

  • 400 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Moisture-wicking fabric to draw sweat and moisture off of the skin
  • Multi-dimensional weave allows for breathability
  • Composition: 75% Moisture-wick polyester/13% Nylon/12% Spandex

COTTON

  • 200 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Natural breathability
  • High-quality double covered elastic fibers and premium cotton
  • Composition: 48% Cotton/42% Nylon/10% Spandex

MERINO WOOL

  • 200 needle-count for flexibility and comfort
  • Natural breathability and moisture-wicking properties
  • High-quality double covered elastic fibers and fine Merino wool
  • Light-cushioned sole
  • Composition: 40% Merino wool/45% Nylon/15% Spandex

Garment Care:

Machine wash after each wear, delicate and cold.

Air dry is preferred to maintain the elasticity and quality of fabrics.

Compression Levels:

Compression garments are made in a variety of support levels, each of which is designed to address different needs. These levels are most commonly expressed in millimeters of mercury (abbreviated as mmHg). Generally, graduated compression is displayed in ranges. The higher the numerical value, the stronger the support level indicated. For example, a 20-30 mmHg garment will offer more support and feel tighter than a 15-20 mmHg garment.

All of VIM & VIGR’s products are offered in 15-20 mmHg compression level and select styles are available in 20-30 mmHg.

VIM & VIGR Compression Levels

How to put on compression socks:

Slip your arm into the sock until your fingers reach the toes. Your palm should be resting in the sock's heel. 

Starting at the cuff, fold the sock over until it meets the heel. Make sure to fold the sock onto itself.

With the sock still inverted, pull the foot of the sock firmly onto your foot. Make sure your toes are securely in the toe pocket. Starting with the cuff, gradually roll the sock up.

Adjust so that your heel is properly positioned in the heel pocket and the cuff sits below the knee. Make sure the cuff is not pulled up too high.