The Ancient Greeks were aware of the healing properties of copper. They used it to aid in fighting off what we know as bacteria and viruses. Ever since the ability to fuse the copper ions to textiles was discovered, people have been looking to find helpful uses for it. One of the most beneficial has been to use copper oxide technology in socks. Ailments of the foot can not only be painful but difficult to heal.
Copper socks are now available to help alleviate the effects of conditions like arthritis, varicose veins and diabetes. Why would a doctor say to wear copper socks for these conditions? Because the infusion of copper ions into the material have an anti-bacterial and anti-fungal property. Also, the copper socks promote new skin growth and better circulation. How Do Copper Socks Help with:
A joint that is swollen can often be unsteady. The support offered by the copper infused socks helps the joint to be more stable. What a wonderful gift to give your loved one (or yourself) than the ability to become active again!
Gout is a disease in which defective metabolism of uric acid causes arthritis, especially in the smaller bones of the feet with episodes of acute pain. This can be especially difficult to deal with as it can effect the toes and smaller bones in the foot, increasing the points of pain when stepped on. Knowing how to combat and prevent flare ups is very important to those who suffer from this ailment.
When you use copper socks for gout you are helping your feet on a cellular level. When the circulation is increased nutrients and oxygen are able to increase the flushing of uric acid. This acid must not be allowed to settle in the joints or it can cause painful build up of the uric acid crystals. You can trust in the fact that when you are using your copper socks daily or overnight, that you are doing everything to keep your feet as pain free as you can!
Varicose veins are swollen, enlarged and twisted veins that often have faulty valves. Those who have bulging or bumpy varicose veins can also suffer from leg cramps or a painful heavy feeling in their legs. These veins are typically in the legs and ankles. It is important for people who have varicose veins to make sure that their feet and legs are properly supported with compression to make sure that the veins are working properly and lower the risk of complications.
A benefit of wearing copper socks for varicose veins is the gentle compression. Where traditional compression socks are sometimes so tight that many who wear them complain of the awfully painful sock edge that comes from the top of the sock. Who wants to have that indentation in their legs when they are already in pain? With Pro-tect’s copper socks the gentle compression is paired with high stretch stitching that will keep this from happening! Relief at last!
They say that when you are pregnant it is the happiest time. The truth is that there are so many changes in your body that it can really put you through the ringer! Later in pregnancy it is common for a woman’s ankles to swell. This can add difficulty in moving and even pain. Help bring the smile back and try copper socks for pregnancy. With the compression it will help to get the blood flowing properly and give veins the support that they need. It is possible that this will help to prevent varicose veins caused by pregnancy as well. Try our copper socks today to help this be the happiest time it can be while you wait the arrival of your little bundle of joy!
General foot pain can be caused by almost anything. Typically anyone who is on their feet for a long time knows the inconvenience that chronic foot pain can cause. It can really take over your life making it difficult to be on your feet for anything other than work. Family life and social life really takes a hit when it is hard to enjoy yourself when you can think of nothing but the throbbing, stabbing pain in your feet. Copper socks for foot pain can put the smile back on your face and get you up and moving again!
Copper socks for foot pain help in that they offer support that can energize your feet giving you more stamina and less distraction while on your feet. Whether for work, hiking, camping or sports everyone can use more energy.
Every Pro-Tect Copper Defense Sock has the copper oxide defense technology in them. Why is this important? It is that unique fusion of copper ions in the yarn of your socks that makes them so valuable. It increases the anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties of the copper fit socks. For those who are in the situation where socks may need to be worn for a long period of time or in wet to dry environments this is a benefit that is hard to match.
When feet go from wet to dry or changes of socks are not possible, this is when irritation and infection are likely to begin. With our copper sole socks not only will they help prevent these conditions, but can actually help to heal them if it happens. People who have had athletes foot or other infections report after wearing copper socks that the infection and irritation begins to fade within a few days.
With superior wicking ability and all of the benefits mentioned above, it is easy to see that copper socks for those with medical conditions or chronically painful feet are the way to go. Give the gift of happy and healthy feet today and don’t forget to get a pair for yourself as well! Take advantage of our current offer when you buy one pair get the next pair at 50% off! Also there is no fee for shipping on any order. It doesn’t matter if you buy one pair or one of every pair we offer!