3. Can Prevent Further Injuries
Braces are for way more than just taking care of injuries: It’s also recommended to wear an ankle brace if you want to prevent further injuries – or lessen your risk of ankle injury in some situations, such as sports. An ankle brace is useful for any situation where you would like to reduce strain, tension or pressure felt on the ankles – and if you wear an ankle brace, whether or not you’ve had a recent injury, it can offer your ankles more support to make injuries less likely.
Which activities can benefit from ankle bracing? Almost anything: They’re great for the strain that you would feel after (and during) a walk, and they’re just as great for getting home after a long day and strapping up.
If you’ve already sustained an injury, one of the first things that a doctor will recommend is doing everything you can to reduce strain on the joint and the chance of further injury – and of course, they’re right!