Bandage ankle joint: soft, medium, hard fixation
Ankle, or ankle is an important joint of the lower extremity. He is responsible for human movement, And although, compared to knee or hip, the ankle joint is not so large, it is no less susceptible to other injuries.
The ankle connects the 4 major bones
Indications orthopedic devices
If the joint there is pain, discomfort, injury has occurred, timely access to doctors (traumatologist, orthopedist) will allow time to begin treatment. Medical indications for carrying the locking device on the ankle the following:
- arthritis, arthrosis;
- the problem with a small tibia;
- chronic joint instability;
- traumatic injury of the ligamentous apparatus.
- the phenomenon of paralysis after a stroke.
Assign the wearing of the fixing device needs a doctor. Orthopedic devices are selected depending on the severity of the disease. Some clips are not applied in conjunction with the imposition on a given area of medicinal ointments.
The modern medical industry has mastered the production of a wide range of orthopedic products for the fixation of the ankle joint and the ankle. Many new items came from sport of high achievements. The variety of materials allows you to choose the right product and not worry about what the patient manifested Allergy to components. There are products that completely replaces the plaster bandage and splints, which is very important for people allergic to the plaster.
The bandage on the ankle designed for a tight fit to enhance stability of the joint.
Padded locking ankle
Bandages distinguish soft, medium and strong fixation. It is important to choose the right size range to comply with the technology of fastening, and zipping. All the products have long term wear, easy to wash or wear out.
Providing a soft commit
Assigned wearing the retainers at the ankle and the ankle by a doctor. Self-medication in such cases can go in harm. When hygiene and the recommended time wearing this class of product has almost no contraindications.
Soft fixation of ankle is due to the following orthotic devices:
Soft bandage ELAST 0310. Made of neoprene. Ensures the fixation and support of the ligamentous apparatus of the ankle joint, protection of soft tissues. Used in therapeutic and prophylactic purposes. Equipped with a convenient clasp.
Orthosis OPPO bioceramic 2504. Is a sock with a closed heel and open toes. Designed for mild or moderate fixation, stabilizes the joint. Indicated for sprains, arthrosis, arthritis. Improves postoperative recovery processes of mobility. By adding ceramic powder to the polyamide fiber provides thermal effect and improves blood flow.
The ankle brace medium hold
Along with the bandage soft commit often prescribe orthoses with a more solid fixation of ankle.
Biomagnetic ankle orthosis, ORRO 2601. Has built-in magnets that have a positive effect on blood circulation, relieve pain. Recommended in post-traumatic and postoperative period.
Detachable ankle orthosis, ORRO 1103. With Velcro. The main purpose is injury prevention and sports at higher loads. Duration of wear not more than 8 hours a day.
Brace the McDavid 195r. Captures the ankle. Equipped with additional straps that are tightened crosswise around the joint and secured with Velcro. Various belt tension allows you to adjust the degree of fixation without resoruce. Has a large range of sizes.
The lightweight sports brace Rehband 7973. Indicated for instability in the joint, inflammation in the Achilles tendon, a rehabilitation period. Can be used with athletic shoes.
Average degree of hardness
Retainer F2221. Is a sock with open front and middle Department of the foot and open heel. Made of stretchy neoprene material. Has some massage and warming properties due to the interaction of the tissues of the ankle with elastic material during the movement. This orthosis provides moderate fixation of the ankle joint and joints of the Tarsus. Relieves the ligamentous apparatus maintains a required range of motion and active movement of the patient. Made so that creases are not formed in areas of flexion and extension of the joint. Durable and resistant to wear.
Retainer F2222. Has reasonable fixation with two clasps «Velcro» which make the brace detachable. This makes it easier to put the people of elderly age patients with reduced mobility (for example, coxarthrosis, knee flexion contracture). Easy to use in the pathology of blood vessels, which gives the volume change of the joint during the day.
Hard bandage ankle
For a speedy recovery when the above diseases is recommended:
A bandage made of material simulating the skin, for a strong hold F 215. Shown after fractures without complications when damage to ligaments, large motor loads. Supplied with four rigid ribs, which stabiliziruemost joint. Can be recommended for arthrosis, arthritis, sagging of the foot.
Semi-rigid brace LAB 201. Is the lacing along the height and four rigid removable fin. Is for complete fixation of the ankle and the ankle may replace a plaster bandage, reduces swelling and reduces pain. Adjustable lacing.
The hard brace will fit with a serious injury
Orthosis ankle with high lacing and extra retaining straps LAB 221. Has a spiral hard edges and straps, which perform the role of the ankle joint with ligament damage. The brace limits movement from side to side, but allows for extension and flexion. The straps make possible the fixation and support of the ligaments, the arrangement of the ribs leaves free the tabs, it adds great comfort when use. Reduces swelling and pain in the joint, enables the quick recovery effect after surgical interventions and the resulting damage.
Model TD Walker. Rigid orthosis, in the form of a boot, with adjustable height. On the ankle is put in traumatic injuries: dislocation, sprain, fracture. Shown if there is severe instability, for rehabilitation during the postoperative period in chronic diseases. Redistributes the load on the healthy parts of the body. Limits the intensity of the movement in the painful area, protects from deformation. Its use is the best way to prevent a relapse in the condition exactly matched the size and proper fixation. The disadvantage is the high price: 7 000 rubles.
Another kind of orthopedic latch — splints:
Splint made of thin plastic RB 28U9. Designed to be worn in case of syndrome of drooping of the foot. Supports the foot. Recommended after a stroke, infectious lesions. Weighs little, fits in the orthopedic workshop.
Adjustable splint ORTEX 010. Has a higher level of fixation, in its construction comprises a frame made of metal. Soft inner side made from plastics. Needed to capture the complete immobility of the limb after surgery. The soft splint of perforated plastics is able to replicate the anatomical contours of the foot, bends easily and takes the desired shape, which is an excellent prevention of bedsores soft tissues of the limb. Orthosis with soft straps and padded and denotational elements for complete fixation of the limits of all movements.
Splint for ankle
Modern medical industry produces a variety of orthopedic fixators ankle. They are assigned exclusively by the doctor. A contraindication may be individual intolerance to the materials the retainer, and in this case you can easily pick up another from the existing range of devices.
Damage to the ankle is one of the most frequent injuries in sports and in everyday life. Ankle, or ankle is the part of the leg presented bone formation of the distal tibia. We distinguish internal (medial) and outer (lateral) ankle. The outer malleolus or distal fibula, is a major stabilizing element of the ankle. Internal ankle — bone of the distal tibia. Ankle together form a «fork» joint.
Through the ankle there is a transfer of total body weight on the foot. This part of the foot exposed to injuries and fractures. The risk group includes female fans sky high heels. As you know, these shoes not recommended to wear in everyday life.
A number of diseases of different nature give swelling of the ankles. When edema of any cause, with the injuries, during the recovery period after injuries and surgeries the doctor prescribes fixation of ankle soft calipers. There are practically no contraindications, except that not all the clips the ankle used in combination with the ointments. Some of the devices are not shown for day wear.
The clips ankle
For stabilization of the ankle is assigned to wearing the retainers:
Stand on the ankle-APTONIA S200. Made from stretchy breathable material. Provides compression fixation of the ankle. Has open toes and a closed heel. Shown at intensive loads and sports training for the prevention of damage and injury.
Elastic brace on his ankle Elastic Ankle Support. Is a high sock with open heel and toes. Provides soft and reliable fixation of the ankle. It is convenient to use if swelling of ankles, sports activities.
Support damaged tendon
Rubberized bandage ankle McDavid 435. Provides reliable ankle support. Assigned as prevention of sprains and dislocations. Shown with injuries. Has a warming effect, accelerating the healing. Made of neoprene with the addition of nylon on the outside and rubberized coating inside. Suitable for sports in the water. Very thin, can be worn with any Shoe. Large range of sizes.
Lightweight ankle brace Hg80. Made from moisture-absorbing fabric HydraCinn shown that persons with allergies to latex and neoprene. Can be worn on the right and on the left leg. Shown wearing in injuries and during rehabilitation. Has straps for additional fixation.
Adjustable ankle brace ADJUST-TO-FIT. Provides reliable protection for a stretched, relaxed, previously injured ankle. Comfortable that can be worn with any Shoe.
Lightweight dimensionless bandage ankle Lace-Up Ankle Brace. Adjustable strap on the leg, does not restrict the vertical mobility of the legs. Prevents injury.
Elastic bandage caliper McDavid 433. Womanhorny equipped with straps to secure the ankle and a serious defense of the tibia. Thin, suitable for wearing with any Shoe.
Corset-splint for ankle Dr.ORTO 824. To maintain ankle for various injuries: sprains, dislocations. Retains heat.
Bandage-lock ankle McDavid 199. Provided with spokes for extra support. A high level of protection from injury. It is recommended in case of severe damage of the ligaments, prevents tucking his feet both inside and out. Has lacing over its entire length, equipped with a quilted lining has an antibacterial coating.
Elastic stabilizer for the tibia Mueller Elastic Ankle Support. Provide support, what reduces the pain. Not limit natural movements of the limb. Well kept and won’t slip. Wear-resistant. Suitable for both left and right foot.
Lock ankle with silicone insert Fosta (F2601). Made of elastic, lined with rubber bandage. It is recommended in the postoperative period after plaster bandages to prevent injuries and damage.
Stand on APTONIA S200 ankle. Designed to support the ankle. Elastic material makes the wearing comfortable caliper. Provides safe exercise and correct position of the tibia under heavy loads.