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Issues with ankle bracing and taping (how we created the high ankle sprain)

October 30, 2017

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The most common way an ankle is injured is this: We call that an inversion ankle sprain. By taping or bracing the ankle, or maybe by wearing higher topped shoes, we lessen the mobility of the ankle. We lessen the ability of the ankle to invert or evert. That is, to sprain. One way or another, […]

Should you wrap an injury?

November 24, 2011

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In the same vein of whether you should ice an injury and whether you should take ibuprofen for an injury, this post will deal with another common approach after an injury. You just rolled your ankle on a curb; should you be wrapping the ankle? Aka adhering to the C in the RICE formula, “Compression.” Unfortunately, […]