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How to tape a sprained ankle?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Try U-tube
Can't explain or demonstrate here.
Try u-tube or see a sports trainer to demo this to you.

In brief: Try U-tube
Can't explain or demonstrate here.
Try u-tube or see a sports trainer to demo this to you.
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Dr. Danny Proffitt
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Home taping...
You're better off using an otc brace or splint that trying to tape yourself up at home.
It's not as easy as the professional trainers make it look. You could also just see a podiatrist - many of us stock simple braces for simple sprains.

In brief: Home taping...
You're better off using an otc brace or splint that trying to tape yourself up at home.
It's not as easy as the professional trainers make it look. You could also just see a podiatrist - many of us stock simple braces for simple sprains.
Dr. David Hettinger
Dr. David Hettinger
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See video
Here is one of many youtube videos on subject.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3pyqt9ftna easier if someone does it for you.

In brief: See video
Here is one of many youtube videos on subject.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3pyqt9ftna easier if someone does it for you.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Ankle taping
Just don't go circumferential, which can cause vascular or nerve embarrassment.
Go above and below the joint.

In brief: Ankle taping
Just don't go circumferential, which can cause vascular or nerve embarrassment.
Go above and below the joint.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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Dr. Rowan Paul
Sports Medicine
In brief: Can be difficult
Depends on which part your are trying to stabilize.
Athletic tape, kinesiotape/rock tape are best. I recommend mcconnell taping. There are many videos online but a good athletic trainer, primary care sports med doctor, or certified kinesiotaper can show you as well.

In brief: Can be difficult
Depends on which part your are trying to stabilize.
Athletic tape, kinesiotape/rock tape are best. I recommend mcconnell taping. There are many videos online but a good athletic trainer, primary care sports med doctor, or certified kinesiotaper can show you as well.
Dr. Rowan Paul
Dr. Rowan Paul
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