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payal
April 15, 2015

How to apply a compression wrap for sprained ankle?

How to apply a compression wrap for sprained ankle?

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  • Akshat  / April 15, 2015
    Answered by Akshat

    Ankle sprains are common injuries that can result in lifelong problems. Some people with repeated or severe sprains can develop long-term joint pain and weakness. Treating a sprained ankle can help prevent ongoing ankle problems.


     


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    Ankle sprains are common injuries that can result in lifelong problems. Some people with repeated or severe sprains can develop long-term joint pain and weakness. Treating a sprained ankle can help prevent ongoing ankle problems.


     


    A compression wrap helps decrease swelling. If swelling is kept to a minimum, it may help your ankle feel better.

     

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  • Kuntal  / April 15, 2015
    Answered by Kuntal

    Applying a compression wrap is easy and can be done at home. Elastic bandages are inexpensive and available at most drugstores. You can wear a protective brace, such as a splint or a device to keep your ankle from moving (immobilizer), over a compressi...  more

    Applying a compression wrap is easy and can be done at home. Elastic bandages are inexpensive and available at most drugstores. You can wear a protective brace, such as a splint or a device to keep your ankle from moving (immobilizer), over a compression wrap. This can help prevent further injury to your ankle when you try to bear weight on it.

     

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