What are leg cramps?
The National Library of Medicine States "Leg cramps are painful sensations of tightening in the muscles of the legs that commonly appear during the night and are often associated with secondary insomnia." Watch this video on 7 reasons your legs are cramping by Health Magazine.
Reasons your legs are Cramping
Cramping Reasons listed in the video
- Vitamin deficency
- You are pregnant
- workouts are too intense
- sit or stand all day
- medications you are taking
- underlying medical condition
Ways to Relieve & Prevent Leg Cramps
here is video explaining 5 ways to relieve and prevent leg cramps by askdoctorjo. Dr. Jo is a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy
ways to relieve and prevent are listed below:
- Stretching the calves
- Stretching the hamstrings
- Stretching the quadriceps
- staying hydrated
- compression socks help prevent leg cramps since they help increase circulation and prevent fatigue
GO Compression stockings
Improves blood circulation
pain in the legs, leg cramping or leg throbbing, could be a sign of Poor circulation. the support from the compression socks help remove lactic acid, which stimulates muscle soreness giving you muscular pain relief. additionally, ensures an injury is healing, reduces and supports swelling.
Cramping, Shin, ankle, and Arch of the foot support
GO Compression Socks supports the ankle, strengthens the arch of the foot which helps reduce plantar fasciitis. the knee-high stockings provide Shin support and shin Splint Relief for inflammation on the inside edge of your shinbone. additionally, strengthens the muscles surrounding your foot and ankle joints, this can help decrease ankle and foot injuries. Not to mention, faster muscle recovery.
Firm Support Class II 20-30mmHG Pressure
GO compression stockings are firm supporting for comfortable leg circulation – graduated compression socks with a higher grade of compression promoting increased blood circulation and helps speed up recovery time. Breathable mesh design GO Compression Socks are 85% Nylon, 15% Spandex, High quality compression stocking made of durable compression fabric with seamless woven construction. Lightweight compression stockings with moisture wicking, improves air permeability and effectively reduces the heat from the skin surface. excellent elasticity with fit snug and no loss of compression. Wash after wash, stays fitted throughout the day.