A compression wrap is used to prevent swelling. It does not support
the ankle or prevent it from moving, so it does not protect it except by
reminding you to be careful of your ankle.
January 23, 2012
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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