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Is getting ankle support for sprained ankle (grade 2) overkill?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not at

All, better safe than sorry.

In brief: Not at

All, better safe than sorry.
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry

In brief: No it's not

It's perfectly reasonably to wear one after a sprain (grade 2), but after 4 weeks, it may be best to then remove it and start range of motion and exercises again.
Hope this helps!

In brief: No it's not

It's perfectly reasonably to wear one after a sprain (grade 2), but after 4 weeks, it may be best to then remove it and start range of motion and exercises again.
Hope this helps!
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