Providing Support for Ankles

Ankle sprains are a common podiatric injury and at Dr. Jill’s Foot Pads, we know that one of the keys to fully rehabilitating an ankle sprain is providing support and cushioning to protect the ankle. An ankle sprain is the result of overstretching the ligaments that support your ankle. When an injury of this type occurs, the podiatrist will most likely recommend that you rest the ankle and perhaps receive physical therapy to help retrain the ligaments and strengthen the muscles that surround those ligaments. It’s essential that while this healing is in process that you not experience an additional ankle twisting injury. Dr. Jill’s Foot Pads offers several products that can help.

Gel Malleolar Sleeve

Malleolar Sleeve Gel

covers your entire ankle and provides protective cushioning. What distinguishes this sleeve from others is the addition of 2 gel discs

positioned on both sides of the medial and lateral malleoli (ankle). These discs cushion and protect the ankle from impact, pressure and potential injury. The Gel Malleolar Sleeve is great to wear with ski boots, cleats, roller blades and other fitness and sports footwear. The sleeve is latex free and one size fits all.


Moleskin Rolls

Moleskin Roll - Cut to size

A top choice of athletic trainers and podiatrists, these rolls provide support to the ankle and prevent additional sprains from occurring while the ankle is healing. The rolls come in 3 convenient sizes: 2-inch, 3-inch and 2-inch cut into 12-inch x 5 yards, so you can custom create the best wrap for your ankle injury. The moleskin has its own adhesive on one side.


J Tape White

Our 100% cotton with rubber based/zinc oxide adhesive tape is a breathable material that is strong yet gentle. It tears easily lengthwise and crosswise. This latex-free tape is preferred for strains, sprains and other conditions that require immobilization with support. It comes in three sizes: 1 inch, 1 ½ inch and 2 inch.


J Ban Tan

J-Ban tape

This cohesive wrap is made of a non-woven lightweight nylon, which is soft, comfortable and porous. It is self-adherent, sticking to itself but not to skin or other materials. It does not constrict but holds well even when stretched, making it an excellent pressure bandage. J Ban Tan is available in 1, 2 and 3-inch widths.


Self-Grip Compression Wrap

self-grip soft beige tape

This unique, self-grip compression wrap provides maximum support and firm compression to ligaments, tendons and muscles. It is ideal for strains, sprains, strappings and tapings. It will stick to itself but not to skin or hair and will not come off in water. It is made of a 98% cotton and 2% latex technology blend.


If you have an ankle injury or chronic ankle condition, contact us at: (866) FOOT-PAD (366-8723) or shop our online catalog or our Deerfield Beach store for the right product for your condition.

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