When it comes to choosing nursing scrubs, many healthcare professionals focus on factors like colour, design, and functionality. However, one of the most important aspects of choosing the right scrubs is often overlooked: proper fit.
Why is proper fit so important in nursing scrubs? Here are a few key reasons:
Comfort: As any nurse will tell you, working a long shift in uncomfortable clothing can be torture. Nursing scrubs that are too tight or too loose can cause chafing, irritation, and even pain, making it difficult to focus on patient care. Properly fitting scrubs, on the other hand, allow for ease of movement and breathability, which can help keep you comfortable throughout your shift.
Professional Appearance: In addition to being comfortable, nursing scrubs also need to look professional. Ill-fitting scrubs can look sloppy and unkempt, which can reflect poorly on both the individual nurse and the healthcare facility as a whole. Properly fitting scrubs, on the other hand, convey a sense of professionalism and attention to detail.
Functionality: Properly fitting nursing scrubs are also more functional than ill-fitting ones. For example, if your scrubs are too long, they may drag on the ground and become soiled or tripped over. If they're too short, they may ride up and expose skin, which can be unsanitary. Properly fitting scrubs, on the other hand, allow you to move freely without worrying about these issues.
So, how can you ensure that your nursing scrubs fit properly? Here are a few tips:
Measure yourself: Before you start shopping for scrubs, take accurate measurements of your bust, waist, hips, and inseam. Use these measurements to find scrubs that are the right size for your body type. Have you checked out our comprehensive size guide?
How to measure yourself and get the perfect size Scrub Top:
How to measure yourself to ensure the perfect fit of your Scrub Pants:
Try before you buy: When you're trying on nursing scrubs, take the time to move around and stretch in them to ensure that they're comfortable and allow for ease of movement. When shopping online, we know that it can be difficult to try on products and know how they are going to fit you. Because of this, we have a super comprehensive size guide as well as the easiest, automated returns process so that you can order from the comfort of your own home knowing that you can still find the right fit online.
Consider alterations: Maybe in the past... Before you discovered Fit Right Medical Scrubs. Our medical scrubs are designed to fit you in all the right places. We know that getting items tailored is a time consuming and expensive venture that no one wants to undertake. Purchase your next set of scrubs from FRMS and know that we have considered the right fit as our number 1 priority.