Amy Donaldson
The Incrediwear ski sock is made with bamboo charcoal so it reduces odor-causing bacteria and increases circulation in the foot.

Socks that control odor-causing bacteria are nothing new.

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But socks and braces that help heal a body are both new and exciting. Incrediwear socks and braces use bamboo charcoal in the fabric, which controls odor but also increases the circulation by 10 to 20 percent.

"It's infared therapy," said representative Nicholas Mejia. The company makes socks for diabetics, hikers, runners and soldiers.

"You can wear them for three to six days without washing them," he said. "We also make braces that increase circulation and improve rehabilitation because it reduces pain, reduces swelling."

The socks are available at