Sports Ankle Support

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$109.95

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Unparalleled comfort, breathability and durability. Protect your ankle from sprains and twists while maintaining peak performance. Read more

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Description

Improve your endurance and reduce the risk of sprains while running and playing sports with the stabilising Sports Ankle Support.

The extremely lightweight and hard-wearing Sports Ankle Support features an innovative taping strap, which supports the ligaments and protects your ankle against sprains, hyper-extension, and twisting.

The 3D light and breathable knitted fabric has been engineered with gradient compression to improve your recovery time.

Features

  • Anatomic contouring and taping strap guarantee a secure fit and maximum freedom of movement
  • Reduces your risk of sprains and ankle injury like lateral twisting
  • Stabilises the ankle and controls movement
  • Breathable, lightweight knit fabric for comfort
  • Durable, toxic-free product

Easy Returns

Concerned that your item might not fit properly? All Bauerfeind items come with a 30 day exchange policy. Ensuring you of the perfect fit.

Items must be in original condition, with original undamaged packaging and not have been used apart for testing for correct sizing.

Shipping

We provide same-day dispatch and free shipping for orders received before 12pm AEST. We also offer express overnight shipping, you can select this option in the checkout.

Delivery timings are:

• Standard Free Shipping: 2-4 business days

• Express Shipping: Usually next business day

Sizing, How it Works

Sports Ankle Support

Step 1

A perfect fit means faster recovery and improved performance. You will need to measure your ankle with a measuring tape.

Sports Ankle Support

Step 2

Measure the circumference of your ankle at its narrowest point.

Sports Ankle Support

Step 3

Sports ankle support should feel snug and firm but not constrictive. All Bauerfeind ankle braces have a 1 year warranty and qualify for our 30 day size exchange policy. 

Sports Ankle Support
Sports Ankle Support

Frequently Asked Questions

What is true medical-grade compression?

The two basic components of true “medical-grade compression” are gradient compression and minimum compression levels.

Gradient compression means the compression is strongest farthest away from the center of the body/heart and slowly loosens as it goes closer to the center of the body.

Medical-grade compression levels are in the “sweet spot” for improving circulation and removing lactic-acid and other fluid build up. Unlike most other 'active wear' and retail compression available in Australia (that are not gradient and provide much lower grade compression), Bauerfeind compression is true medical grade.

What’s the difference between the Performance and Recovery lines?

Both lines offer medical-grade compression and have the same medical benefits of increased healing bloodflow, stability and proprioception.

Sports Supports are ideal for shorter bursts of intense activity (like a workout or a basketball game), whereas Medical Supports are softer and more comfortable for all-day wear.

Sports braces and supports are great for injury prevention, but if you already have an injury you're trying to recover from, we’d recommend going with a Recovery brace or support.

What is proprioception?

Proprioceptors are helped by mechanoreceptors in the skin, which help detect stretch, compression, vibration and pressure. All of these messages come together and are analyzed by your brain, which provides you with a sense of awareness of your body and its movement within space.

Succeeding at your sport relies on your coordination and confidence, and gaining awareness of your body’s movements is essential to improving performance and preventing an injury.

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Rated 4 out of 5
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Wow!

This ankle support far exceeded my expectations! I was sceptical and expecting just a gimmicky bright coloured simple compression sleeve with a strap, and only purchased this ankle support based on blind faith in my physio and her recommendation.

Setting: return to sport and injury-prevention phase, following ankle dislocation on background of hypermobility/ligamentous laxity.

I was pleasantly surprised to find that this ankle support has been amazing in several ways:

- Best thing: It actually got rid of swelling and stiffness better than 20-30mmHg or "sports" compression socks.

- It resolved ankle soreness from training (jumping, landing, rebounding, twisting etc).

- It isn't a stirrup/rigid brace so it won't prevent inversion but it gives me enough proprioceptive feedback to make corrections in time.

Downsides:

- It pills a bit

- The bright colour can be distracting and draws attention to the support.

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