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ARE ELASTIC ANKLE BINDERS USED AS A PROPHYLACTIC MEASURE IN SPORTS

Posted by DRSHAN on 1/05/05 at 08:27 (166536)

HI,
I would be grateful if you could help me with this information on ankle binders.Can they be used as a prophylactic measure to prevent ankle sprains.Where else could I find this information.Kindly help.
Thank you,
Drshan

Re: ARE ELASTIC ANKLE BINDERS USED AS A PROPHYLACTIC MEASURE IN SPORTS

blt on 1/05/05 at 21:24 (166589)

No they cant. You could try a don joy rocker soc or an active ankle brand brace but that doesnt eliminate inversion sprains

Re: ARE ELASTIC ANKLE BINDERS USED AS A PROPHYLACTIC MEASURE IN SPORTS

drshan on 1/25/05 at 21:53 (167942)

HI,Firstly I would like to thamk you for replying to my query.As per your letter ankle binders cannot be used as prophylactic device for ankle sprains....Wat is the function of these ankle binders which are tied in the figure of eight manner and in which condition of the ankle can we use it? Also are there any studies on this.
Thank you,
drshan