Spending a lot of time standing can leave your feet feeling tired and achy at the end of the day. While ensuring you have proper footwear keeps your feet feeling good, using compression socks as part of your strategy can significantly improve your results. The best nano socks in 2021 are designed to keep feet comfortable by wicking away moisture while providing physical support through compression. Users may also experience relief from common podiatry concerns, including bone spurs, inflammation, plantar fasciitis, and Achilles tendonitis, as well as podiatric pain and soreness. The fabric is generally thin and designed for all-day wear. These socks stand out for their design, appearance, and effectiveness in alleviating food discomfort.
These solid-color toeless socks appear like everyday socks. They fully surround the foot and ankle with consistent compression. The nylon and spandex fabric is breathable and wicks away moisture to keep feet comfortable.
To ensure a proper fit, follow the sizing chart that goes according to foot and ankle circumference instead of shoe size. The nano socks’ compression ankle cuff provides stability for weak ankles.
Fabric is thin so shoes don’t feel tight while wearing them
Socks feel smooth to the touch
Easy to mix up with regular socks because compression bands aren’t visible
Available in vivid shades, you can wear these toeless ankle socks alone. They’re thin enough to wear under other socks as well. The fabric resists odors and wetness while improving slip resistance. Wrap-around compression supports feet and ankles.
The wide bands at the ankle and across the foot prevent the fabric from rolling up. The nano socks have multiple compression levels across the socks, providing targeted relief from discomfort. Keeping them clean is as easy as machine washing and drying them.
Three-way compression surrounds the foot completely
Breathable fabric keeps feet from getting too sweaty
These socks feature compression bands positioned for maximum support of your feet and ankles. Fabric is woven with 4D compression for support in every direction as you move. The socks also protect from UV rays.
Wide hems at the ankle and foot keep these nano socks from slipping out of place while wearing them. Sizing is based on measurements around your foot, not your shoe size. Socks are toe-free for comfortable wear under your everyday socks.
Come in several bright colors
Compression pattern is attractive and stylish
Some users find the foot cuff tighter than expected
This multi-pack ensures you always have a spare pair of socks. Three black pairs and three white pairs feature circular compression stitching in a contrasting color. Compression is positioned to provide arch and ankle support.
The nano socks are made of a breathable fabric. The socks are available in other colors and quantities. Because they’re toeless, you can wear them comfortably under other socks or alone. Learning how to pull the socks on can take a little practice. It’s critical to refer to the size chart when choosing a pair for the best fit.
Heel tab design makes these socks easier to pull on and off
Nylon and spandex construction holds its shape after washing
Compression can be too tight for some users
By Melissa Bartholomew
Melissa is a clinical pharmacist licensed for practice in multiple US states. Her expertise stems from her near-decade long experience in the industry. Melissa began her pharmacy journey with her undergraduate biology and chemistry degrees, and later went on to earn her doctorate in pharmaceutical and health sciences. When she is not working, she is spending time with her children and furthering her passion for wellness.