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You are used to being a runner...

Posted by Andrea Hamel

January 8, 2016 at 9:55 AM

You've worked through pain before, but never anything like this. A few days ago, during a routine run, you hit something on the ground just wrong and twisted your ankle. You didn't fall down at the time, but now it is swollen and very uncomfortable.

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Topics: Ankle Sprain, ankle brace, running injuries

What to Look for in an Ankle Brace

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 10, 2015 at 12:26 PM

 One of the most common orthopedic injuries is an ankle sprain. Most ankle injuries are inversion injuries in which the foot rolls inward. It typically happens during running, jumping and pivoting.

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Topics: ankle brace

Treating Ankle Injuries: Back on Your Feet, Fast

Posted by Andrea Hamel

November 5, 2015 at 11:31 AM

There are few injuries that are as maddening as ankle injuries. While it's "just" an ankle, it affects every step you take. And unfortunately, it can throw your whole training program off schedule for a lot longer than you probably want to admit. 

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Topics: ankle brace, ankle injury, ankle supports

Mueller Sports Medicine Ankle Support Options

Posted by Andrea Hamel

October 30, 2015 at 12:32 PM

There are few things on this planet that can torture you on a daily basis more than an ankle injury. With all of your weight coming down on that joint with every step you take during your daily activities. Having dealt with ankle injuries for years myself, I can attest to how much they can ruin your daily life. When you suffer an ankle injury your first move is to figure out exactly what type of injury it is, once you know the source of your trouble you can begin to look into your support options. Depending on if you've got a break, sprain, strain, stretched or torn ligament, you'll need to get the proper ankle support for your particular injury.

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Topics: Ankle Sprain, ankle brace, ankle, ankle injury, ankle support

Ankle braces keep athletes on the court

Posted by Jeremy Gesicki

March 13, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Coached might think: Ankle braces? Do my athletes really need to wear an ankle brace? How can my team play wearing braces? Valid questions. Let's try to anwser them with the following studies.

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Topics: ankle brace, sports medicine,, basketball,, athletes

Caring for an ankle sprain

Posted by Chad Schomber

October 28, 2014 at 12:05 PM

While ankle sprains are common in sports, 25,000 people sprain their ankle every day.1 That means you’re likely to experience an ankle sprain sometime in your life.

Let’s define a sprain. In simple terms, a sprain is when a ligament is overstretched or torn. If a sprain is not treated properly, long-term problems could develop and increase your risk of re-injury. Rehabilitation exercises and supportive ankle bracing can decrease this risk.

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Topics: Tape, Alex Morgan, Ankle Sprain, isometric exercises, ankle brace

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