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Table 2 Recovery time (mean ± standard deviation, unit: s) in dynamic balance test. Results show significant difference from control socks condition are in bold. Statistical results are presented in Table 3

From: Compression socks enhance sensory feedback to improve standing balance reactions and reflex control of walking

  Target direction
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Control socks 1.23 ± 0.30 1.37 ± 0.29 1.34 ± 0.33 1.58 ± 0.39 1.30 ± 0.35 1.54 ± 0.27 1.39 ± 0.37 1.40 ± 0.35
Ankle compression socks 1.18 ± 0.19 1.36 ± 0.23 1.32 ± 0.37 1.34 ± 0.20 1.18 ± 0.25 1.26 ± 0.26 1.30 ± 0.41 1.48 ± 0.39
Calf compression socks 1.11 ± 0.28 1.23 ± 0.38 1.33 ± 0.41 1.29 ± 0.28 1.10 ± 0.31 1.26 ± 0.27 1.36 ± 0.37 1.22 ± 0.32
Ankle sleeves 1.18 ± 0.34 1.36 ± 0.44 1.33 ± 0.31 1.39 ± 0.38 1.30 ± 0.38 1.39 ± 0.27 1.33 ± 0.41 1.29 ± 0.41