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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
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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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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