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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.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofMay 23, 2016
Current as of:
May 23, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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