Ankle Wrapping for Mobility Exercises - Balanced Movement Studio

Ankle Wrapping for Mobility Exercises

Brian Beatty, PT, CFP

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Gaining ankle mobility after a sprain can be challenging.

One technique that we often use is to place some sort of elastic wrap around the front of the ankle joint to provide support and glide to the joint while then performing mobility exercises.

What to use and how to keep in in place are two big challenges to this useful set of exercises. We have found that using a old thin (700cc or road bike type) inner tube works best. This tends to work particularly well if you use a variation of a figure 8 loop around the heel and forefoot to lock the the wrap in place.

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Meg Cohen
Meg Cohen

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

My husband and I have been working with Elizabeth to try to get out of our post-pandemic out-of-shape-ness. She's great-listens to what we want/need, cheers for us, and always explains what we should be feeling as we exercise. Great studio.