BioSkin AFTR Ankle Support
When you are recovering from an ankle injury, it is important to keep your foot immobilised and supported. The BioSkin AFTR Ankle Support is designed for trauma rehabilitation for injuries including ankle sprains, hind foot arthritis and fusions.
Who Can Make Gains with the BioSkin AFTR Ankle Support?
All AFTR braces combine stabilisation with high-level compression unique to BioSkin materials. Following trauma, AFTR braces help reduce pain, heighten proprioception, increase range of motion, and improve recovery time. This wrap-around ankle support is suitable for providing support and protection to the following conditions:
- Hindfoot arthritis
- Mild to moderate sprains and instabilities
- Poroneal / post-tib tendon repair
- Sprain prevention
- Total ankle replacement
Key Features of the BioSkin AFTR Ankle Support
- High-level compression Extra length to minimise distal swelling
- Fully supportive fit for comfortable, effective treatment
- Encourages speedy recovery
- Non-elastic stirrup straps for medial and lateral stability
- Simple, pull-on design with wrap-around closure
- Available in three sizes: Small, Medium and Large
With or Without Gel Pads
The AFTR Ankle Support can be purchased with or without cushioning gel pads which can be repositioned to provide comfort and support where it is most needed. This is especially practical to control swelling around the malleoli (side bones).
Sizing the BioSkin AFTR Ankle Support
To find your perfect size, please measure from the bottom of your heel to the top of your foot (as illustrated in the image) and then match your measurement to the table below.
|Size ||Ankle Circ. (cm) ||Ankle Circ. (Inches) |
|Extra Small - Small ||27.9 - 33cm ||11 - 13" |
|Medium - Large ||31.8 - 35.6cm ||12.5 - 14" |
|Extra Large - XX-Large ||34.3 - 38.1cm ||13.5 - 15" |
Bioskin is designed to give a compressed fit that allows for full support, for some wearers this may feel strange or uncomfortable at first. If you find yourself between sizes it is recommended that you select the larger size unless you desire a tighter fit.
Please watch the video below for help on how to properly apply and use the AFTR Ankle Support.