We have different kinds of socks for different purpose. What they do have in common is they are trying to maintain a healthy foot. This is widely used by our clients in the nursing homes or hospitals.
Different Types of Socks
Health Sock: This is our protection against foot dilemmas like calluses, athlete’s foot, and foot odor. It is commonly made with synthetic fibers and moisture wicking features with light padding.
Compression Socks: This is the answer if you want to have a nice looking legs that feels great for all ages and lifestyle, whether active or not. It should be best wear by someone who stands or sits for a long period of time.
Diabetic Socks: This Sock is specially designed to prevent diabetic foot wounds. It is also made to protect feet from damage, light compression and irritation.
Now, in this video, it will show us how to properly apply high sock to our patient.
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