Ankle injuries are one of the most common injuries in sports. Sports or activities that involve running and jumping are more likely to cause ankle injuries. Ankle injuries can happen to anyone at any age, more than 1 million people in the U.S. visit emergency rooms each year due to ankle injuries. The most common ankle injuries are sprained or fractured ankle. Wearing ankle braces or supports can be an effective solution for protection, pain relief and recovery.
Shop PowerRebound’s wide selection of ankle braces in 3 main types: soft, semi-rigid and rigid for different ankle injuries:
- Soft ankle braces/supports are made by an elastic or neoprene material, it’s suitable for keeping the ankle from stiffening up during activity and provide compression for swelling and discomfort.
- Semi-rigid ankle braces can provide some extra rigid supports on the sides of the ankle for lateral and medical support.
- Rigid ankle braces are made by hard plastic sides to provide moderate to high support to reduce side-to-side movement while allowing the ankle to move up and down.