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A compression wrap is used to prevent swelling, which can help your ankle feel better. 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.
Current as ofSeptember 20, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineThomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Current as of: September 20, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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