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OS1st BR4 Bunion Relief socks

Performance benefits of compression technology

Compression sleeves and socks are an effective way to boost athletic performance and general wellbeing. They improve blood flow and can lessen pain and swelling in your legs. They can also reduce the risk of serious medical conditions like deep vein thrombosis (DVT) – a kind of blood clot – and other circulation problems.

In fact, modern compression gear uses uniquely designed seams and compression zones to increase circulation in your limbs. By delivering a controlled amount of pressure, compression tech improves the rate of oxygen-rich blood going to the muscles in your leg and foot.

A woman putting on a compression knee sleeve

3 top reasons for using compression gear

  1. Faster recovery  Compression gear accelerates recovery after your run or long walk, as increased blood flow reduces swelling and helps muscles repair faster.
  2. Fresher legs – Compression gear together with custom insoles cushions your feet effectively, so your legs feel fresher for longer and stay pain-free.
  3. Fewer cramps – Compression gear brings more oxygen to your active muscles and flush out lactic acid and metabolic waste faster. That means more power and less risk of cramps.

Partners with OS1st

FootBalance is working with OS1st, one of the leading manufacturers of compression sleeves and socks, to make sure you benefit from this fast-evolving technology. OS1st compression gear is available in our online store and at dedicated FootBalance retailers.