Support Stockings and Support Hose- Thinking of compression socks or compression stockings? Compression stockings are a special sock for your leg that is available for men and women in a large variety and styles and colors. Compression socks are not the same as regular normal dress socks or athletic socks . Our compression socks are different than most. Activa compression stockings and compression socks are for everyone! Lighter graduated compressions stockings will keep your legs feeling healthy and energetic all day by stimulating blood flow and circulation. Medium to strong compression stocking tights are for the prevention and therapy of varicose veins, venous diseases and cellulite. Wearing our Activa graduated compression socks during air travel reduce the risk of blood clots and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) on long airline flights or car rides.