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Discussion: ankle braces?

in: undy; undy > 2021-02-07

Feb 7, 2021 11:43 PM # 
Anthony:
Do you wear ankle braces?
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Feb 15, 2021 9:44 AM # 
undy:
Nah, I may have one somewhere from the last millennium, but I think they are counter-productive.
Feb 16, 2021 11:18 PM # 
Anthony:
How about sports tape?
Feb 17, 2021 8:06 AM # 
O-ing:
I think it was Andy Hill that used to use ankle tape, but snapped it most times at O events.
Feb 17, 2021 11:42 AM # 
grilla:
Braces are counter productive up to a point. But if you can’t finish a run otherwise, they are well worth it!
Feb 17, 2021 10:24 PM # 
undy:
I used strapping tape on it to play ultimate last night, it gave me a bit more confidence, but I usually just get those minor ankle turns and then things settle down during the run. This was the first bad sprain since I broke the same ankle.
Feb 17, 2021 10:50 PM # 
Shingo:
I'm sure Ultimate can't be ideal for dodgy ankles with all the stop/start and twisting.
Feb 17, 2021 11:16 PM # 
blairtrewin:
Do I recall correctly that it was you who once did an ankle tripping over a roll of ankle tape on the loungeroom floor, or am I thinking of someone else?
Feb 20, 2021 12:38 AM # 
undy:
It was me, at the Big Foot action centre I think, which I ran past the other day to see that the landlord we had is still there and looking pretty fit given he must be going on 80.

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