What is the best type of ankle brace?
For mild/moderate ankle instability,chronic ankle instability, or for acute ankle injury bracing, hinge-cuff ankle braces are the best ankle brace for you. No other type of brace gets closer to the ankle than this one does.
Do ankle braces actually help?
Research shows that ankle brace use in high school athletes lowers the incidence of ankle injuries. There is no evidence that ankle braces can reduce the severity of lower limb injuries.
Do ankle braces weaken ankles?
The ankle will not be weakened by the hinges on the ankle braces. The hinges on the ankle bone allow the braces to move with the ankle, not against it.
When should I stop wearing my ankle brace?
You may be given a cast, boot, or brace by your doctor. The joints will stay in place while they heal. It protects and reduces pain. You might need to wear it for a couple of weeks.
Should I sleep with ankle brace on?
Is it a good idea to wear ankle braces while you sleep? Unless you get a recommendation from your medical professional.
Should I wear an ankle brace if my ankle hurts?
The best treatment for an ankle injury is ankle braces. The research shows that the combination of the braces and therapy will result in a stronger recovery.