Thuasne Silistab Achillo Ankle Brace
Achilles tendon disorders affect us all, but the majority of the time they strike when you're playing a sporting activity. The injuries can cause severe pain, stiffness and swelling which can take months to heal, during which time you can usually perform light-to-moderate physical activities. The Thuasne Silistab Achillo Ankle Brace has been designed to help massage and treat the area, helping you get back on your feet in no time.
Who Can Make Gains with the Silistab Achillo Brace?
Achilles tendon injuries are common in active people and usually occur when you perform actions like speeding up, slowing down, or pivoting. This includes sports and activities like:
- Long distance running
- Road running
- Trail running
- American football
The Silistab Achillo Ankle Support has been designed to offload your Achilles tendon with its soft silicone heel pieces. This ensures you can recover quickly from your injury, allowing you to get back to your activity of choice.
Features and Benefits of the Silistab Achillo
- Designed for treating Achilles tendon disorders
- Silicone inserts in knit are dimpled for a massaging effect
- Anatomical shape of peri-Achilles silicone insert protects the tendon
- Offloading of Achilles tendon provided by soft silicone heel pieces
- Two pairs of heel pieces can be stacked to help your condition (5mm, 8mm or 13mm)
- Anatomically shaped knit of brace provides comfort zone over malleoli
- Brace has patented pull tabs for easy fitting
- Available in five different sizes to fit most people
Indications for the Thuasne Ankle Support
The product can be used for the following conditions:
- Achilles tendon disorders
- Achilles tendon protection
- Offloading of the Achilles tendon
Silicone Inserts Included
The Silistab Achillo Brace comes with silicone inserts to help protect the tendon from the pain and damage caused with each step. These can be stacked according to the severity of your condition and are made from soft material to help protect the area from damage.
Compresses Your Ankle and Achilles Heel
Thuasne's Ankle Brace provides firm compression of around 23mmHg so immobilise and stabilise the area. This speeds up the rate at which you recover from an injury and helps protect the area to prevent future injuries. The Silistab Achillo has been designed with a comfort zone over the malleoli to protect them against trauma as your condition heals.
Size Guide for the Ankle Brace
Find the correct size for you by measuring the circumference of your ankle above the malleolus. Consult the table below to see which of the five sizes will fit you best.
|Size ||Ankle Circumference (cm) |
|Extra Small ||19 - 21cm |
|Small ||21 - 23cm |
|Medium ||23 - 25cm |
|Large ||25 - 27cm |
|Extra Large ||27 - 30cm |
This support is suitable for hand washing only at a maximum temperature of 30°C. It should not be dry cleaned, tumble dried, bleached or ironed, and should be dried away from heat sources.