Keeping Your Legs Healthy

Dan SteffesMar 17, '14

Do you ever experience aching or pain in your legs? For those of us who work in jobs where we have to stand for a living (healthcare workers, service men & women, teachers, factory workers, retail sales representatives, etc.) we know firsthand how tired our legs can become after a long day on the job.

In fact, leg problems affect approximately one out of every five working men and women and cost US corporations more than 2 million lost workdays a year (Similar to the NCAA March Madness). And it's not just people who stand for a living, many factors can attribute to leg pain and discomfort. Understanding your symptoms and risks can help you determine if you are at risk for developing a venous disorder and what you can do to help prevent it.

DID YOU KNOW? According to The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, medical compression socks have been proven more effective at reducing aches and pain in the legs than industrial rubber floor mats!