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Ankle Brace for Heavy Duty Use

October 24, 2017 @ 11:58 am posted by Brace and Support Help

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Overview

  • Intended For Heavy Duty Support
  • Low-Profile
  • Ballistic Nylon
  • Non-Fraying Straps
  • Fits in Shoes

Description

The Heavy Duty Lace Up Ankle Brace is a low-profile ankle support intended to provide protection and stability.  This ankle brace is constructed of ballistic nylon with non-stretch, and non-fraying straps.  This ankle splint will limit inversion and eversion while allowing plantar-flexion and dorsi-flexion.

The figure-8 lace up design of this ankle brace is meant to mimic ankle taping.  It will fit in most shoes and workboots.  The Heavy Duty Figure 8 Ankle Brace is appropriate for everyday users and is appropriate for chronic ankle sprains, ankle strains, ankle pain, and ankle injuries. 

Indications

  • Acute Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Ankle Strains
  • Chronic Instability
  • Protection Post Sprain
  • Peroneal Tendinopathy
  • Ankle Subluxation
  • Sinus Tarsi Syndrome
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Sizing

Size                     Women’s Shoe       Men’s Shoe

2X Small:                    5-6                      —
Extra Small:                6-8                    6-7
Small:                         8-10                  7.5 – 9
Medium:                    10-12                 9.5 – 11
Large:                        12-14               11.5 – 13
Extra Large:                  —                 13.5 – 15
2X Large:                     —                   14 – 16

 

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Air Ankle Stirrup

October 17, 2017 @ 11:52 am posted by Brace and Support Help

Overview

  • Three Shell Styles
  • Universal Size
  • Dual Air Cells Control Swelling
  • Adjustable Heel Pad
  • Light and Durable Shells
  • Pre-Inflated Air Bladder
  • Swivel Straps

 

Description

The Air Ankle Stirrup is universal in size but can be ordered in three different shell lengths. The shells are light, strong, and conform easily to the ankle.   The heel pad is adjustable and comfortable.  A dual air chamber design combines air and closed cell foam for maximum compression and support.  Vertical side straps and swivel straps provide an easy application and proper fit.

This is a durable ankle air brace intended for moderate to severe ankle sprains, ankle injuries, and ankle pain.  The Ankle Air Stirrup should be worn with a sock and will fit in most shoes.

Indications

  • Acute Ankle Injuries
  • Chronic Instability
  • Protection Post Sprain
  • Peroneal Tendinopathy
  • Ankle Subluxation
  • Sinus Tarsi Syndrome
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Sizing

Size                Brace Height

Small:              8.5″ Height
Trainer:             9″ Height
Regular:          10.5″ Height

 

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Neoprene Ankle Support

September 29, 2016 @ 9:00 am posted by Brace and Support Help

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  • 1/8 Inch Neoprene
  • Nylon Reinforcements
  • 11 Inch Sleeve
  • Open Heel Design

 

This is an 11 inch neoprene ankle support sleeve with nylon reinforcements on two sides.  This 1/8″ sleeve will provide warmth and compression with an open heel design.  It is appropriate for mild ankle sprains and strains.

 

Indications

  • Mild Ankle Sprains
  • Mild Ankle Strains
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Sprain Prevention

 

Sizing

Size               Shoe Size

Small                 6 – 7
Medium             7 – 9½
Large                9½ – 12
Extra Large      12 – 14

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Lace Up Ankle Brace – Lite

September 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am posted by Brace and Support Help

lite-ankle-brace

  • Intended For Minimal Support
  • Low-Profile
  • Light-Weight Nylon
  • Non-Fraying Straps
  • Fits in Shoes

Description

The Lite Lace Up Ankle Brace is a low-profile ankle support that provides protection and stability.  This ankle splint is intended for patients requiring minimal support for treatment of sprains.  The ankle brace is constructed of ballistic nylon, and light-weight, non-stretch, and non-fraying straps.  This brace will limit inversion and eversion while allowing plantarflexion and dorsiflexion.

The figure-8 design of this ankle orthosis is meant to mimic ankle taping.  It will fit in most shoes and is appropriate for chronic ankle sprains and strains.

Indications

  • Acute Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Ankle Strains
  • Chronic Instability
  • Protection Post Sprain
  • Peroneal Tendinopathy
  • Ankle Subluxation
  • Sinus Tarsi Syndrome
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Sizing

Size                     Women’s Shoe       Men’s Shoe

Extra Small:                4-6                    3-5
Small:                         7-9                     6-7
Medium:                     10-11                 8-10
Large:                        12-13                11-12
Extra Large:                 14+                13-14
2X Large:                     —                    15+

Learn more about the Lite Lace Up Ankle Brace.

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Ankle Brace – Heavy Duty

September 27, 2016 @ 9:00 am posted by Brace and Support Help

heavy-duty-ankle-brace

The Heavy Duty Lace Up Ankle Brace is a low-profile ankle support intended to provide protection and stability.  This ankle brace is constructed of ballistic nylon with non-stretch, and non-fraying straps.  This ankle splint will limit inversion and eversion while allowing plantar-flexion and dorsi-flexion.

The figure-8 lace up design of this ankle brace is meant to mimic ankle taping.  It will fit in most shoes and workboots.  The Heavy Duty Figure 8 Ankle Brace is appropriate for everyday users and is appropriate for chronic ankle sprains, ankle strains, ankle pain, and ankle injuries. 

  • Intended For Heavy Duty Support
  • Low-Profile
  • Ballistic Nylon
  • Non-Fraying Straps
  • Fits in Shoes

Indications

  • Acute Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Ankle Strains
  • Chronic Instability
  • Protection Post Sprain
  • Peroneal Tendinopathy
  • Ankle Subluxation
  • Sinus Tarsi Syndrome
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Sizing

Size                     Women’s Shoe       Men’s Shoe

2X Small:                    5-6                      —
Extra Small:                6-8                    6-7
Small:                         8-10                  7.5 – 9
Medium:                    10-12                 9.5 – 11
Large:                        12-14               11.5 – 13
Extra Large:                  —                 13.5 – 15
2X Large:                     —                   14 – 16

Learn more about the Heavy Duty Lace Up Ankle Brace.

 

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Ankle Stirrup

September 26, 2016 @ 9:00 am posted by Brace and Support Help

air-ankle-stirrup

An ankle brace is designed for acute ankle injuries, sprained ankles, ankle strains, chronic ankle instability, and general ankle protection and ankle stability. A quality ankle brace will provide protection and stability to the ankle, it will fit well in sneakers, work boots, or dress shoes, and also be easily adjustable.

  • Three Shell Styles
  • Universal Size
  • Dual Air Cells Control Swelling
  • Adjustable Heel Pad
  • Light and Durable Shells
  • Pre-Inflated Air Bladder
  • Swivel Straps

 

The Air Ankle Stirrup is universal in size but can be ordered in three different shell lengths. The shells are light, strong, and conform easily to the ankle.   The heel pad is adjustable and comfortable.  A dual air chamber design combines air and closed cell foam for maximum compression and support.  Vertical side straps and swivel straps provide an easy application and proper fit.

This is a durable ankle air brace intended for moderate to severe ankle sprains, ankle injuries, and ankle pain.  The Ankle Air Stirrup should be worn with a sock and will fit in most shoes.

Indications

  • Acute Ankle Injuries
  • Chronic Instability
  • Protection Post Sprain
  • Peroneal Tendinopathy
  • Ankle Subluxation
  • Sinus Tarsi Syndrome
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Sizing

Size                Brace Height

Small:              8.5″ Height
Trainer:             9″ Height
Regular:          10.5″ Height

More information about the Air Ankle Stirrup.

 

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HME XLS

The XLS Ankle Brace is a new ankle brace that provides unprecedented ankle stability.  This is a two-piece design.  A flexible foot plate easily slips into a sneaker to anchor the brace with a solid base.  The lace up ankle section is applied to the foot.  The foot slips into the shoe and is attached with external straps.  This brace is designed for the ankle that is continually getting sprained or injured.

This video does a great job explaining what this brace is all about.

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Pediatric Ankle Brace

January 16, 2014 @ 1:16 pm posted by Brace and Support Help

Pediatric Ankle BraceSo your little guy twisted his ankle?  Is it a sprain?

Pediatric ankle sprain symptoms can include:

  1. Ankle pain, bruising, and swelling
  2. The pain gets worse when your child walks, stands, presses on the ankle, or moves the ankle
  3. Can’t move the ankle without pain.
  4. If there was an audible pop (ouch!)

Not every child with a sprained ankle has to go to the doctor. However, you should at least call your doctor if there are any of the following:

  1. Can’t move the ankle
  2. Can’t put weight on the ankle
  3. Pain over the bony part of the ankle
  4. Can’t walk without pain
  5. Pain not relieved by ice, pain relief medication, bracing, and elevation
  6. Numbness in the leg, foot, or ankle
  7. Pain that does not improve in 5-7 days
  8. If you are uncertain about the injury

Some kids will do just fine with rest, ice, compression, and elevation.

  1. Rest – get your kid off his feet.
  2. Ice – ice for ten minutes at a time
  3. Compression – A pediatric ankle brace can help a lot
  4. Elevation – raise the ankle while icing it (prop it up with a pillow)

Learn more about pediatric ankle braces.

 

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Ankle Braces

April 4, 2013 @ 11:37 am posted by Brace and Support Help
Ankle Brace

Ankle Brace

 

Ankle braces are a great alternative to taping sprained ankles.  The benefit over taping is that ankle braces can be adjusted throughout the game you’re playing or sport you’re participating in.  Most ankle brace are applied over your socks so skin irritation and break down is not an issue.  The sizes correspond to your shoe size.  Ankle braces generally mimic taping for stability, and also provide warmth and compression.  Ankle braces are an inexpensive treatment option for chronic ankle pain.

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Ankle Brace for Basketball

December 2, 2012 @ 1:00 am posted by Brace and Support Help

Ankle Brace

 

A lace up ankle brace is designed to mimic ankle taping and improve upon the idea.  They are ideal for basketball because lace up ankle braces are designed to provide protection and stability to sprained ankles and unstable ankles.  Lace up ankle braces are superior to taping in a couple ways.

1.  Tape comes loose.  If you ever had your ankle taped then you know it doesn’t take too many trips up and down the court for the tape to get loose.  By the half you need to have your ankle re-taped.  With a lace up ankle brace all you have to do is re-tie the laces – like with your sneakers.

2.  Taping requires a trainer.  If you have an athletic trainer handy that can tape and re-tape your ankle – great!  If not, you better know what you’re doing.  You can slip an ankle brace on, and lace it up all by yourself.

3.  Cost.  One ankle brace should last you at least one year.  How much tape will you go through in one year taping and re-taping your ankle.

 

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