Preventative Ankle Taping

The purpose of the ankle tape job is to prevent inversion ankle sprains, which is the most common ankle sprain.

  1. Apply pre-wrap completely covering the ankle
  2. Apply anchors in an “A” to “V” fashion
  3. Apply stirrups starting medially and pulling laterally
  4. Apply another layer of anchors to secure stirrups
  5. Apply heel locks around the ankle, 3 on each side
  6. Anchor the bottom of the tape job with one strip placed without tension around the midfoot.

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