Ankle

applications

Ankle Swelling Relief

Indication: Swelling - Ankle

Shape: Two Octopus-strips

Body Position: Sitting / Standing

Step 1
Step 1

In a sitting or standing position, put the foot on a flat surface. Apply the base of an Octopus-strip approximately 15cm up the leg, at the back of the calf with fingers pointing down. Apply the fingers of the strip one by one without stretch in a fan shape as shown.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply the base of the second Octopus-strip diagonally from the front of the shin.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down all the fingers of the strips firmly to complete. Note that the fingers of the strips should cover the entire area of swelling.

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Step 1
Step 1

In a sitting or standing position, put the foot on a flat surface. Apply the base of an Octopus-strip approximately 15cm up the leg, at the back of the calf with fingers pointing down. Apply the fingers of the strip one by one without stretch in a fan shape as shown.

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Ankle Inversion Restriction / Pain Relief

Indication: Pain / Instability - Ankle

Shape: One I-strip

Body Position: Lying

Step 1
Step 1

In a lying position, hang the leg over the edge of a bed. Point the toes upwards and turn the foot slightly outwards. Apply one end of an I-strip under the heel on the outside of the ankle as shown.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply the strip upwards with a moderate stretch along the calf, covering the ankle.

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Step 3
Step 3

Smooth down the strip firmly to complete. The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.

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Step 1

In a lying position, hang the leg over the edge of a bed. Point the toes upwards and turn the foot slightly outwards. Apply one end of an I-strip under the heel on the outside of the ankle as shown.

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Achilles Tendon Support / Pain Relief

Indication: Pain - Achilles Tendon

Shape: One I-strip 

Body Position: Lying, facing down

Step 1
Step 1

Lie in a face down position with feet hanging over the edge of a bed. Raise the foot slightly with a towel under the ankle.

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Step 2
Step 2

Position the foot at a right angle. Apply one end of an I-strip at the heel with a moderate stretch over the tendon.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down the strip firmly to complete. The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.

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Step 1

Lie in a face down position with feet hanging over the edge of a bed. Raise the foot slightly with a towel under the ankle.

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Ankle Support

Indication: Instability / Weakness / Sprained Ankle

Shape: Three I-strips, One X-strip 

Body Position: Lying

Step 1
Step 1

In a lying position, place the foot at a right angle. Apply two small I-strips on the outside of the ankle. One strip points towards the toes and the other points towards the heel to form a V. Smooth down firmly.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply an X-strip under the heel with a moderate stretch of the centre part. Apply the upper legs of the strip with a moderate stretch across the front of the ankle up the leg. Apply the lower legs of the strip with a moderate stretch behind the ankle towards the calf, lifting the ankle slightly to do so.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down all strips firmly to complete. The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.

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Step 1
Step 1

In a lying position, place the foot at a right angle. Apply two small I-strips on the outside of the ankle. One strip points towards the toes and the other points towards the heel to form a V. Smooth down firmly.

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Ankle Inversion Restriction Spiral Support

Indication: Pain / Instability / Sprained Ankle

Shape: One I-strip

Body Position: Lying

Step 1
Step 1

In a lying position, hang the foot over the edge of a bed. Position the foot at a right angle. Apply an I-strip to the inside of the ankle at the bottom of the shin. With a moderate stretch, pull the strip under the heel around the back of the ankle.

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Step 2
Step 2

Wrap over the front of the foot and under the heel.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down the strip firmly to complete. The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.

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Step 1

In a lying position, hang the foot over the edge of a bed. Position the foot at a right angle. Apply an I-strip to the inside of the ankle at the bottom of the shin. With a moderate stretch, pull the strip under the heel around the back of the ankle.

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