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leave tape on at night?

Posted by Paula on 9/29/00 at 17:00 (029465)

i am taping both ankles for support with athletic tape ( not ace bandage) now but not sure if i should leave tape on at night when i sleep.

Re: leave tape on at night?

Dr. Biehler on 9/29/00 at 18:15 (029470)

Why not try the lace up type that you can remove at night.

Re: leave tape on at night?

Paula on 9/29/00 at 22:47 (029492)

will do. where find the lace up stuff. and which specific one do you suggest.

Re: leave tape on at night?

Dr. Biehler on 9/30/00 at 05:20 (029501)

Swede-, Inc makes the Ankle-Loc Ankle Brace. These have stainless-steel U-shaped spiral stays for support. These are sold in various drug stores and sport stores. Dr. B.

Re: leave tape on at night?

Dr. Biehler on 9/29/00 at 18:15 (029470)

Why not try the lace up type that you can remove at night.

Re: leave tape on at night?

Paula on 9/29/00 at 22:47 (029492)

will do. where find the lace up stuff. and which specific one do you suggest.

Re: leave tape on at night?

Dr. Biehler on 9/30/00 at 05:20 (029501)

Swede-, Inc makes the Ankle-Loc Ankle Brace. These have stainless-steel U-shaped spiral stays for support. These are sold in various drug stores and sport stores. Dr. B.