At Vitalsox, we have been making compression socks since 1998. Using elastic layers that work perfectly together to stimulate blood flow, improving oxygen delivery to your muscles as it reduces foot and leg swelling, lactic acid production, and cramping. Designed for running, walking, standing, sitting, gym, yoga, or sleep in them. Better circulation equals faster recovery and better performance.Every style is engineered with technical, sport-specific features, and built with patented fibers developed through years of exhaustive research, increased comfort and performance, This lightly padded sock is a perfect match for the demanding athlete but also for the occasional runner seeking a perfect feeling of freedom. Bringing together spandex and sport-specific technical fibers with advanced knitting techniques including our patented interlocked diamond pattern to give you the ideal fit and support for the most challenging environments. Dry stat is our exclusive fiber that gives optimum moisture control reducing the growth of bacteria and fungus to promote a healthier environment for your feet by keeping them dry and comfortable. DRY FEET = LESS BLISTERS. Lightly padded at the ball and on top of the foot to promote comfort and eliminate abrasion and foot stress. Compression starts mid foot to support arch and plantar fascia. Reduces Injuries – Plantar fasciitis, shin splints, calf cramps, pulled muscles, Achilles and heel cup issues, blisters, blood pooling. Perform better, recover faster, and boost your performance. ONE sock for Training, Racing, and Recovery, not the most expensive but the best compression at any price. Manufactured by Arcos the making quality socks under the brand names Vitalsox, Sox, Worksox, Caresox, Recovery Socks, Eurosocks, and Euros all in Italy never outsourced to the lowest bidder.SILVER DRYSTAT infused with Silver, Polypropylene (naturally bacteria resistant, 100% recyclable) Odor caused when bacteria contacts sweat, by stopping bacteria from growing and wicking moisture the socks will remain odor free, your feet may still smell.