What is Graduated Compression Therapy?

Knee-high socks apply gentle compression to your legs and feet, which aids in your body’s ability to pump blood back towards the heart and results in a number of health and comfort benefits.

The Nabee Socks Difference

  • Quality: Designed by nurses. FDA registered with 20+ years of medical garment manufacturing experience.
  • Easier to Wear: Larger openings to make pulling on our socks easier.
  • Comfy: Non-irritating toe seams and loose toe boxes that never squish toes.
  • Awesome Designs: The first fashion-conscious compression socks in the world!

Nabee Socks got its start with the help of hundreds of amazing Kickstarter supporters. Learn more about Nabee Socks and our story.


Nabee means "butterfly" in Korean and was the name of my father’s art gallery. I chose the name to honor my father’s superhuman dedication to creating an exceptional life, family, and business. When I was a child my father would tell me cliché stories of his life growing up in Korea. “We had no running water. I brushed my teeth with salt on my finger!” I rolled my eyes at the time... Continue Reading


Not Your Mom's Compression Socks

December 12, 2014

I'm publishing this post at high risk of losing all fashion credibility. My cool points are definitely on the decline. I'm pretty sure my mom wears compression socks. My grandmother definitely wore them. While supportive hosiery is certainly not a fashion statement most of us want to make, as nurse practitioners on our feet sometimes we must sacrifice looking good for feeling good.    I purchased my first pair of compression socks in nursing school at a medical supply store. They were pretty much the ugliest things I had ever put on my feet.  Read more... Continue Reading →

My Newest Favoritest Thing: Nabee Socks

June 14, 2014

  The guy that started the company is a former ICU RN! Woo hoo! I’m all for nurses (well, everyone else too.. but especially nurses) pursuing their passion in innovative ways. He decided the bedside was not for him but figured out how to make the life of a bedside nurse just a little easier – love it.  Read more... Continue Reading →