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Best Ankle Braces After Ankle Sprain-For Return To Sports & Activities

Best Ankle Braces After Ankle Sprain-For Return To Sports & Activities


Hi folks, I’m Bob Schrupp physical therapist, Brad Heineck physical therapist Together we are the most famous physical therapists on the internet, in our opinion of course Bob. Today Brad we’re going to talk about ankle braces We’re gonna talk about some of the best ankle braces depending on where you are in your ankle sprain As far as your recovery, and these three steps will help you get a fast return If you know follow our advice, right not only that but after it is recovered It’s gonna help maintain it, so it doesn’t resprain again, because just like back problems, ankle sprains unless you sprain your ankle once you’re more likely to sprain it again and the ligaments stretch they stay a little bit stretched That and also you lose your position sets So you tend to turn your ankle easier But we’re getting off off-track here Brad, so by the way if you are new to our channel Please take a second to subscribe to us We provide videos on how to stay healthy fit pain-free and we upload every day, also go over to the Facebook and like us because Brad and I Really desire to be liked. Yeah like is a good thing I like to be liked, I’m going to introduce our side kick here too Brad this is Alexa This is the Echo Dot 2, I’ve been using Alexa for about a year and a half at home look at that She’s lighting up just when I talk about her Alexa tell us a joke Alexa tell us a joke Why did Adele cross the road? To say hello from the other side No Bob, let’s get to the ankles okay, that was Adele the song Say Hello, she sings the song Never mind. People out there will know it Ankles sprain, the first thing you do with an ankle sprain after you do it you want to protect it, PRICE Protect it, rest it, ice it compress it And we’re gonna show you in just a little bit how to properly wrap an ankle with ace wrap So that you can put some compression on it so that it’s gonna minimize the swelling and support it And then elevate it of course, get it up Let gravity help The basics Once you get past that phase where it’s starting to get to the point where you can walk on it Maybe you’ve gone to the doctor, make sure it’s not fractured and you can start to put weight on it Then we want to continue bracing it so that you do not roll it again And one of my favorite braces, do you want to show how to wrap first Brad?Oh, yeah, go ahead Okay, I’m going to demonstrate real quickly here how to wrap an ankle with an ace wrap Brad so you can actually, This is usually after an acute sprain when you just sprain the ankle, this is a good time to wrap it. It’s sore. It’s swollen Walking on it’s painful And you want to get the swelling out of the ankle and moving upwards So you’re getting those two things You could actually leave the sock in place, most people probably take it off, So you’re gonna get it an ace wrap and You’re gonna start by We’re gonna put the wrap Right on top like this and you’re going towards the other foot This is the starting point, you start on top of the foot and the roll is going this way Towards the inside, and this is assuming the sprain was an inversion sprain in other words your ankle rolled in It rolled in which is 90% of the sprains, that’s exactly right so we’re gonna go ahead we’re gonna start We’re gonna again You’ll have a little bit of stretch You want to have the wrap a little bit tighter on the end of the foot and Loosen as it goes up because we’re trying to push the fluid up into the body, up into the lymphatic system there And then you’re gonna have the ankle what we call in a neutral position So it’s not going to be pointed down like this, but more a right angle, Yeah, and that’s how your foot is when you’re standing on it, so he’s gonna hold it in that position I give it a little bit of stretch here. I’m going towards the other foot. I’m going around now I’m gonna try to anchor this so I’m gonna go around twice to start off with so in other words it’s anchored it won’t slip and come loose when you continue And now I cover up about half of the wrap, and I don’t know if that make sense, I’m covering up There’s the wrap here. I’m covering up around half of it Its a half of a lap, I call it a half lap, so now I’m gonna go up I’m gonna go up around trying to watch the wrinkles, and I’m going up around the ankle, this is a figure eight we call this I’m gonna come around the ankle and right here I’m gonna give a little tug, I’m gonna show them this way Bob You’ll get those wrinkles out as we work with it But I just want to show how you get that figure eight motion on the dorsal or top part of the ankle See by giving it a little tug here, I’m keeping the ankle from turning in like this This is how I hurt it, so I’m giving it a tug to pull it that way a little bit Not a real hard one, just some snugness, again a little tighter down here maybe and then I get up here I’m a little bit looser And I keep working my way down. Bob you’re doing a nice job I missed my tug right there, I get a little tug there And then come back up again here Athletic trainers are really good at this, if you see a good athletic trainer, they can do this so fast It’s amazing and they’re often gonna do it with athletic tape This is with the Ace wrap that you can reuse each time, and if you’re doing it at home And it gets a little confusing don’t worry about it You know just keep practicing and it’ll get better with time, when it’s all said and done You know you tape it in place or you put the little clip in place, The thing that you want to make sure is that it’s not so tight that you’re gonna have numbness or tingling It should be comfortable, if it’s too tight you have to take it off and redo it, if your toes are becoming blue That’s a bad sign, so you do not want to have it too tight, all right We’ll go on now Brad, and show the other braces, you bet cuz yeah once this gets done, it starts feeling better You can start to put weight on it, then the next brace brings us into that phase Now that you’ve passed the wrapping phase now you want to go into a phase where you don’t have to wrap it any more Where are we at now Brad? And so we’re actually walking on it, it doesn’t hurt very much to walk But it’s still not stable and you still feel a little queasy walking on it particularly on unstable ground if you’re on the flat It’s better but you go outside on the grass and you’re really afraid, and if it tweaks a little bit it hurts So you want a little support, and this is These air cast braces. They have bubbles in here. They’re like little bladders of air I like these at this phase, I wouldn’t like these for going back to sports, no It’s very rigid And it used to be that they have two air bladders on each side And it used to be and maybe some of them still have this Brad But you used to be able to adjust the air in them, the air pressure, just by blowing in it with a little tube And maybe some of them are that way, this one is not and I’ll have to make sure, we have a list down below of products that Brad and I love, we’ll have to make sure these braces are in there and Also, I’m sure you’re gonna want to get one of the Echo Dot 2’s after that fine performance I’m trying to replace Brad with one of these things So you can see with this it Offers lateral support almost all ankle sprains are from when they roll Inwards like this so that offers support that way, and it really feels good I have so many patients that they just like the feel of how this feels on their ankle, makes it feel more stable and it Does offer some stability I’ve even used this for people with stroke And I’ve also used it with people who have arthritis And this allows this motion, you still got that motion, which you have to have to walk properly Now there’s exercises that are going to go along with that. We didn’t want to introduce those into this video Just because for time factor, but we do have some excellent videos on strengthening And range of motion for an ankle sprain, right after an ankle, just Google that on Bob and Brad’s So this is phase two, once you get to the point where you can start to run on it, it’s stronger Then we need to go to the final phase, the ankle brace that’s gonna offer a lot of stability and A lot of motion and it’ll fit inside a shoe so you can go back to your sport with that good stability We’re a big fan of this brace. It works well with athletes And I mean as the other alternative is you can keep wrapping it or keep taping it, But if you don’t want to go through that hassle, if you want to throw a brace on there Because they have found I think Brad that bracing and wrapping is about equal as far as support, studies have So I like these because they work so well to be honest with you I’ve had patients wear them, I had my daughter wear them for basketball for four years in high school, this happens to be my personal brace I’ve sprained my ankle three times as a runner and I just used during the rehab, and it really works well, it fits really well He didn’t have it loosened up I didn’t want to take the time But you’ll see it’s ASO, capital ASO Ankle stabilizing orthosis right? Yep that’s what it stands for and The nice thing about it is you can really it feels so nice And it really supports well with the shoe strings as you can see I’m doing here So it’s got two forms of support It’s got the actual shoe strings, which gives you a total support Gives you some compression, and it wraps and stabilizes the whole ankle but as we know We want to stabilize the direction that it actually was injured so if it went inwards or inverted Yeah, most ankle injuries occur this way, And you sprained it on the outside, the pain is out here The pain is out here, and you’re trying to prevent the ankle from turning that way again So we take the straps here, and we’re gonna do a figure eight right over the laces okay, I’m going to put the one because I want to stabilize this one, mostly I’m going to take the one that goes over the top under the foot and over here, now this one I’m not gonna pull. I’ve got finger holes right there Loops so that you can pull and really get some good support, and it’s Velcro, this thing I’m just gonna snug not tight and there we go, you don’t want to tighten it into the direction that you actually injured it, correct This is the one that really This is where you get bang for your buck Yeah, and it feels good You can go like this, and I’m going to position it right where it feels good I’m gonna pull up and you can see it averting my ankle slightly then I’m gonna Velcro it on and then they have the secondary velcro strap to really help it out And you pull that around to wrap it all up in one spot And then you can put it into your shoe whether you’re playing soccer running whatever it is Yeah, this really doesn’t take up much space does it, no, this will fit into your shoes As long as it’s a lace-up which almost all athletic shoes are It’s a wonderful brace, this brace has been around a long time And I really haven’t seen any improvements on it I mean I don’t see another brace coming along that’s been better, right right I have my patients as well as my daughter, once they got into the phase they can return Use it even when their ankle feels a hundred percent. You know. This is one of those Let me be controversial, but I say continue to wear it, it is controversial There’s a lot of discussion on that, I mean if I think if you go through enough rehab And you get your proprioception back, and I wouldn’t recommend it. What happened with my daughter, She sprained it a second time, then it was like just wear it all the time you’re playing ball I agree Once you get to that point Because then you’re worrying about severe sprain So there you go ankle braces in a nutshell from A to B or C Alexa, who’s your daddy? I was made by a team of inventors at Amazon That’s gonna replace Brad someday, I can tell you all right, thanks everybody for watching

Comments (14)

  1. Raze your audio level please.

  2. Suggestions for something to wear in a hockey skate once at the return to play phase? The lace up brace, although not bulky for a shoe or sneaker, will be too much for the skate. Thanks!

  3. Very helpful and funny as always. Thank you.

  4. A video request! I often hurt my back when I hoover or mop the kitchen Floor, It must be something to do with the pushing away or pulling back movement. Any tips on hoovering!
    ps have you seen the Queen video "I want to break free" a hoover features, lol
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4Mc-NYPHaQ

  5. Could you show how to do wheelchair transfers with someone who has two long leg casts?

  6. Can you skip the brace 1 and 2 and just go straight to the 3rd lace up? I have rolled my ankle so many times its becoming a problem now. Sometimes I roll it and its fine and others it's pretty painful. I don't want to go all the way to the doctor when it's painful being thay I've done this a million times and kniw what's wrong. I have the lace up brave actuslly I have 3 of them. Lol

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  8. PLEASE TALK LOUDER

  9. Do you think you should have crutches

  10. I need to contact with you doctor necessarily ..

  11. I had a spiral fibula break in 2016. I have occasional pain from the screws and plates (not all the time). I can't think about getting them removed until I move back to the USA next year. Is there a wrap or brace that will support the fibula to take some fo the torque off while running, skating or lifting??

  12. No pain from an ankle sprain but I have a large Mass right at my ankle bone what is that

  13. The second one they use first in the hospital for sprains at the start and the 3 one or other braces half cats splint walking boot cast all depending all be getting checked tomorrow have s brace from Walmart for now hurts to walk and up and down stairs bending hurts bad trying to turn my ankle swollen a bit bruised lower ankle hurts and higher up to and hurts to press upper leg and lower

  14. Hi. I’m already on the 3rd week when I strained my ankle and I want to know if bandages is a good substitute for ankle support orthosis? I don’t really have the budget to buy one and I’m thinking I’m late in considering buying one.

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