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.
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
Ok… I have a confession to make. I have been a nurse for over 16+ years and have never worn compression stockings. Nope, not even through my pregnancies when everyone warned me that my legs would look like old oak trees from all the varicose veins I would acquire. You see, I hate socks and shoes. If I could go to work in flip flops – all would be perfect in the world. So, the thought of tight, ugly socks on my legs for over 12 hours gave me tachycardia. Like a stubborn nurse, I took the risk. Read more... Continue Reading →
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 →