Ankle Spider (Gentle)
SpiderTech Gentle has been developed especially for individuals with sensitive or fragile skin, including infants and seniors. The patented "Stratagel" adhesive is latex-free, hypoallergenic and applied to soft, breathable cotton material.
The Ankle Spider pre-cut application is a professionally engineered, dynamic therapeutic support tape for the muscles that stabilize the ankle, so that activity can be performed safely and without injury. Ankle taping is an effective way to prevent injury and protect the muscles in the ankle. One of the most common injuries an athlete can face is a twisted ankle, which can be prevented through the practice of simple ankle taping.
The ankle is small, yet mobile, body part that is prone to injuries that involve ligaments or the thin bone called the fibula. The ankle has 3 ligaments on the outside, and 5 on the inside. The lateral ankle is inherently more unstable because of this structure. This means that the ligaments are more prone to injury. If you have ever rolled or sprained your ankle, you have torn your ligaments. This can lead to pain and swelling, difficulty weight bearing and a lot more mobility in the outside of the ankle joint. If you sprain your ankle badly enough, you can break the bone that the ligaments connect to. The long, thin bone on the outside of the calf is called the fibula. It can easily break if you twist your ankle hard enough which leads to pain, swelling, inability to bear weight on the ankle and difficulty moving the foot.
Ankle Spider can help with:
- Shin splints
- Ankle sprains
- Ankle instability
- Improved athletic performance
- Postoperative rehabilitation
Active, dynamic support for the ankle:
- Decreased minor pain and enhanced support while still being able to move freely
- Restore normal muscle activation
- Improved performance
- Aids in the prevention of further injury
- Provides protection during healing