PRLog - Aug. 1, 2012 - PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- PEACHTREE CITY, GA – SIGVARIS, a global leader in medical-grade graduated compression garments, will attend the Outdoor Retailer Summer Show in Salt Lake City, Utah on Aug. 2-5. More than 21,000 people will attend the event held at the Salt Palace Convention Center including outdoor retailers, outdoor lifestyle brands and members of the media.
SIGVARIS Sports Performance Socks
SIGVARIS representatives will spend time at the show educating retailers about the health benefits of True Graduated Compression. The use of compression wear is a growing trend among athletes worldwide. When athletes wear True Graduated Compression, compression that is tightest at the ankle, during and after exercise or competition, it helps flush out lactic acid and provides symptomatic relief of delayed onset leg muscle soreness.
SIGVARIS Sports manufactures a Performance Sock, a Performance Sleeve and an Athletic Recovery Sock to help athletes peak their performance and speed up their recovery time! Show attendees who stop by the SIGVARIS booth will get a sneak peak at a brand new SIGVARIS Sports product launching this fall.
At the event, representatives from SIGVARIS will be on hand to speak with retailers about how to properly measure and fit athletes for sports compression sleeves and socks. A proper fit is essential to ensuring the maximum health benefits when using compression products. Wearing True Graduated Compression socks during travel can also help prevent a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), a high-risk for high-endurance athletes.
SIGVARIS attends several sports-related events each year to help educate people about the value and benefits of wearing SIGVARIS Sports. Learn more about SIGVARIS Sports products at: http://www.sigvarisusa.com or on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/
SIGVARIS® North America is part of an internationally active medical device group headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland that focuses on the development, production and distribution of medical compression garments, including hosiery and socks. With distribution in more than 50 countries on six continents, SIGVARIS is recognized as a global industry leader in the area of compression therapy for the management of chronic venous disorders. Our US manufacturing plant is located in Peachtree City, GA. For more information, please visit www.sigvarisusa.com. SIGVARIS, LIFE FOR LEGS and the leg icon are trademarks of SIGVARIS AG in Switzerland and are registered in many countries worldwide.