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    Compression socks

    Hello, I bought a compression socks (knee lenght). Can someone explain me how much I should wear it and when? Thank you in advance guys

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    Here is something I found on the ent. It is not surprising

    Do Compression Socks Really Work? -

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    I own them and no longer use them. From my experience and from what I've read, use them for recovery or if you take a long plane ride after a big race. No need to wear them when exercising (for most people) because the calf muscles flexing provide enough pressure to do what the compression socks do.
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    And how much a day are you using it? Do you wear them 1hr a day, 2hrs, whole day, sleep with them etc?Is it possible to wear them too much, that they can cause damage or contraeffect?

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    They work for bed ridden patients with circulation problems (DVT or blood clots)... in my practice they are called TED stockings

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