Sigvaris Initial Male Class 1 Knee High Nickel Compression Socks
For those suffering from conditions such as mild lymphoedema, the lighter compression offered by the Sigvaris Initial Male Class 1 Knee High Nickel Compression Socks is ideal. The socks are highly comfortable and convenient, with a cushioning construction that's easy to apply.
- Compression: Class 1 Afnor (10 - 15mmHg)
- Length: Below the Knee
- Toe Style: Closed Toe
- Colour: Nickel
- Purchase Quantity: One Pair
Which Size Do I Need?
Due to the close-fitting nature of compression socks, there are a wealth of sizes available to help you find a fit that is right for you. The Sigvaris Initial Male Class 1 Knee High Nickel Compression Socks are available in the following versions:
- Size: Extra Small - Extra Large
- Length: Normal or Long (Depending on the length of your leg)
Size and Style
To find your perfect size, please measure the circumference of your ankle (cB on the diagram below) and calf (cC). Match these measurements as closely as possible to the table below.
|Size ||Ankle (cB) ||Calf (cC) |
|Small ||19 - 22cm ||32 - 30cm |
|Medium ||22 - 24cm ||35 - 42cm |
|Large ||24 - 26cm ||38 - 45cm |
|Extra Large ||26 - 29cm ||41 - 48cm |
Once you have found your correct size using the table above, you can measure which length you need by measuring from just below your kneecap to the bottom of your foot (the measurement lD on the sizing chart above). Once you have your measurement, please match it to the table below.
|Size ||Leg Length (lD) |
|Normal ||Less than 42cm |
|Long ||Greater than 42cm |
Who Can Use the Sigvaris Knee High Nickel Compression Socks?
If you suffer from mild venous conditions then the Sigvaris Initial socks can be relied upon to provide moderate compression teamed with superior all-day comfort. The reinforced heel and specific construction of the top seam will provide you with both durability and a secure fit. The compression socks are no harder to put on than an average pair, and the ribbed design will look smart with any outfit.
The stockings are suitable for the following conditions and uses:
- Varicose veins
- Tired legs
- Management of early stages of chronic venous disease lymphoedema
- Mild lymphoedema
- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
What Makes the Sigvaris Initial Male Class 1 Compression Socks Different?
- Finely ribbed for superior style
- Soft, comfortable fabric
- Reinforced heel for cushioning and durability
- Top seam is constructed for maximum longevity
- Latex-free for use by those with allergies
- Knee-high design for ease in pulling the socks on
- Closed toe for comfort and warmth
How Do the Sigvaris Socks Work?
Venous conditions such as lymphedema can occur when blood does not flow from your extremities as freely as it should. To combat this, Sigvaris Compression Socks apply graded compression to your legs, which helps to encourage the flow of blood from your feet and legs.
What Colour Are The Socks?
The Sigvaris Socks are available in two colours. These socks are a dark grey, "nickel" colour.
To shop the various colours, please see our full range of Sigvaris Initial Compression Socks.
How Comfortable Are the Socks?
Not only are the socks highly comfortable, but they are also extremely convenient. The socks are easy to pull on, and are very durable thanks to the specific construction of the top seam of the sock. The heel is reinforced for a cushioning effect as you walk, and the finely ribbed design will fit effortlessly with any of your outfit.
Which Level of Compression Do I Need?
These socks have a compression level of Afnor Class 1, which equates to 10 - 15mmHg of pressure. This is a light level of compression and may not be suited for more severe conditions. If you are unsure of which level of compression you require, we strongly suggest referring to a medical professional.
What Materials Are the Socks Made From?
- 50% Polyamide
- 31% Cotton
- 19% Elastane
|Size ||Normal ||Long |
|Small ||46859-IL ||46863-IL |
|Medium ||46860-IL ||46864-IL |
|Large ||46861-IL ||46865-IL |
|Extra Large ||46862-IL ||46866-IL |