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Compression Boot: Help Boost Your Recovery

Updated: Aug 14, 2023


a patient wearing a compression boot


Whether you are a weekend warrior, athlete, or daily trainer; recovery time should be top on your schedule and mind. While sleep, mobility, foam rolling, and stretching might take up some of your recovery time; compression boots should be added to speed recovery up.


What are Compression Boots?

Compression boots are intermittent air massages for your legs. They inflate and deflate to create pressure at different points on your legs. These boots use compressed air to massage your legs and it moves up and down.


Benefits:
  • Improve circulation

  • Enhance lymphatic drainage

  • Remove waste products including lactic acid

  • Improve range of movement and flexibility

  • Decrease recovery time

  • Allow yourself to train harder and quicker

  • Relax and unwind

  • Increase flexibility and joint range of motion

  • Increase Range of Motion

Who Uses Compression Boots:
Compression boots are used by a variety of people and are safe for almost everyone. Some common uses:
  • Pregnant and wish to decrease fluid build up in the legs. This is particularly problematic for ladies in their third trimester.

  • Weekend warriors and athletes who have been training hard and have sore legs.

  • People who are on their feet all day and have tied / sore legs.

  • Those who sit at a desk all day and have fluid build-up or poor circulation in their legs.

  • Runners, cyclists, swimmers, or cross-fitters who are trying to freshen their legs prior to an event or race.


a compression boot up close

Have any questions about compression boots or what to see if you can benefit from compression boots? Contact us!

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