Our feet are susceptible to pain because of all the stress we put on them on a daily basis. They carry our body’s weight and are heavily involved in everyday movement, and even more so for those who participate in sports.
Heel pain and plantar fasciitis are two common conditions that cause discomfort in the foot. Thankfully, there are ankle and foot braces that are designed to help alleviate the pain from these types of disorders. One of the best-selling ankle supports for this is the Aircast Airheel Ankle Brace. It offers pulsating compression along the heel and under the arch of the foot. This compression gently massages the achy areas, to bring pain relief for plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis and other forms of foot and heel pain.
A few days ago we posted about chronic ankle instability. When someone has chronic ankle instability, it means that he or she is constantly at risk for re-injuring their ankle. Certain sports make you more prone to ankle sprains and injuries, which is why wearing an ankle brace is important. The Aircast Airsport is recommended to help prevent ankle sprains during sports. Watch the video below to see how this brace protects your ankle and how easy this ankle brace is to use.
Learn more about how the Aircast Airsport guards against rollovers and ankle injuries.
Ankle injuries happen when the foot twists or rolls beyond its natural motion. Sprains can occur when landing from a jump, while running, or even during something as simple as crossing the street. Because your ankles support your entire body, it is important to get the best ankle support for your feet during rehabilitation.
Aircast ankle braces have been the “standard of care” for the functional management of ankle injuries since 1978. Functional management means that even though you’re wearing an ankle brace, that you can still continue your daily activities while recovering from your injury. This is important to your recovery process because you can continue to strengthen the ankle while receiving the ankle support you need.
Aircast ankle braces have been cited in over 100 medical journals for their superior performance in helping heal ankle injuries and is the #1 doctor recommended ankle brace manufacturer in the world.
Depending on the severity of your ankle injury there are 3 types of ankle braces available to you. In fact, over the course of your rehabilitation you may find it time to move from one of our maximum support braces to a mild or moderate support brace. Don’t forget, if you’ve previously suffered from an ankle sprain wearing an ankle brace is one of the best ways to prevent future ankle injuries.
Maximum Support Ankle Braces…helps immobilize the ankle and provides compression to reduce swelling. Designed to treat the most severe ankle sprains, also known as third degree ankle sprains, and injuries.
Moderate Support Ankle Braces…if you are prone to ankle sprains, these ankle braces are great for you because they provide extra stability during sports and activities. Can also be worn while recovering from a second degree ankle sprain when walking is difficult.
Mild Support Ankle Braces…ideal for mild, first degree ankle sprains because they provide a light amount of support during daily activities like walking.