What is a scrub pants?

Yoga Scrub Pants are a flexible, fitted and fashionable option for caregivers. These pants usually feature a boot-cut, straight, or slightly flared leg and an elastic waistband for extra comfort. Yoga pants also tend to sit at the natural waist or at a mid-rise for a light, comfortable fit.

Can you wear scrub pants as regular pants?

Scrubs definitely work for casual, everyday clothing, and more and more people are embracing them outside of the medical profession.

What is a scrub pants? – Related Questions

Do scrubs look better tucked in?

Those who are thin and slender tend to look better in tucked in tops in general, while those with a bit of belly usually look better with a tucked out scrub top. Some who wear their scrubs tucked in claim to find it more comfortable and feel more secure knowing that their scrubs won’t ride up.

Do you wear anything under scrub pants?

The most common layer to wear underneath scrubs is a scrub undershirt, either short-sleeved or long-sleeved, in neutral colors. While long-sleeved t-shirts may help keep you warm in a colder building, do be aware that they have a greater likelihood of getting stained and carrying germs around.

How high should scrub pants be?

Classic fit scrubs tops will typically fall over curves and fit easily over the waist and hips. The top length runs a little longer than modern fit and covers a little more of the hips. Classic fit scrub pants are more likely to have a mid rise or natural rise that sits at or just below the natural waistline.

What do I do if my scrubs are too long?

Try on your scrub pants with the shoes that you typically wear with them. Then, cuff the pants by folding the raw edge of the fabric under. Adjust your fold until it falls at the correct length for you. Hold the fold in place by placing several straight pins around the cuff.

How are scrubs meant to fit?

Scrubs are supposed to fit loose enough to allow for easy movement, but tight enough to be professionally appropriate. For a more semi-fitted look, many opt in for our 2-pocket v-neck scrubs. Healthcare professionals typically wear scrubs for 8-12 hours during their shift or longer.

Is it OK to wear scrubs in public?

Generally, do not wear your scrubs outside of the workplace. Bring a plastic bag with you to work (preferably a bag with handles). Use this bag to place your scrubs in after a day of work.

Should you wear clothes under scrubs?

Long sleeves may sometimes be acceptable, provided they can be rolled or buttoned-up above the elbow when needed. Tight—but not too tight—tees or collared shirts under scrub tops are usually more than appropriate. These can serve to either keep you more comfortable or warmer depending on your circumstances.

Are tight scrubs unprofessional?

Scrubs that are too snug are unflattering and uncomfortable. Even if you’re fit and trim, wearing skin-tight scrubs is not the best way to communicate a message of professionalism. Scrubs that are too large and baggy are as unflattering as those that are too small.

Why are hospitals banning jogger scrubs?

“The hospital I work at has banned jogger scrubs and their reasoning is that in clinical and laboratory settings they tend to pose a hazard by leaving the ankle area more exposed.

Should I wear spandex under my scrubs?

Breathable spandex shorts or thermal underwear can be great choices to layer underneath scrub pants and help you stay warm. You’ll want to keep in mind the same considerations listed for layers under scrub tops above. No see-through colors or loose-fitting clothing.

Do you wear a bra under scrubs?

What Bras Do Nurses Wear? When working a long shift, it’s not only important – but necessary – to wear garments that will allow you to be comfortable and feel supported while constantly on the move. This includes shoes, clothing, and what you wear under scrubs, bra included.

Why do nurses wear long sleeves under their scrubs?

Wearing a long sleeved shirt under your scrubs (hello, underscrub!) is extremely common in healthcare. With hospitals typically running cooler than most other buildings, it’s no wonder nurses and healthcare workers often need a warmer layer beyond the typical short sleeve scrub top.

Should I size up or down in scrubs?

Order one size down if you prefer a more precise fit. Fit Tip for Men — S.C.R.U.B.S. are cut with a generous unisex fit. We recommend following size chart measurements.