Best Ankle Supports - Top 10 Ankle Supports

Friday, 27 February 2015  |  Rebekah

Best Ankle Supports - Our Top 10 Ankle Supports

At Health And Care, we are often asked by our customers, “Which ankle support is the best?” 

It's a great question. With plenty of choices and a variety of high quality brands on the market, we understand finding and buying the best ankle support for your needs can be difficult! To help minimise stress and save you time in your search for the ideal ankle brace, we have compiled our list of Top 10 Ankle Supports, which you can read more of below.   

You can find out more about our personally picked and most popular top ten ankle supports featured by clicking on the featured links, taking you to our comprehensive product information. Whether you need to replace an old ankle support, or are looking to purchase your first ankle support, or need an ankle support for preventative use during playing sports, we will be able to assist.

 Read on to find out more about which ankle support could suit your needs.

Health And Care’s Top 10 Ankle Supports 

1. Aircast A60 Ankle Support

A superb all round ankle support for sport, providing excellent ankle roll-over and sprain protection. Used by tennis supremo Andy Murray. 

The Aircast A60 Ankle Support is one of our best selling ankle supports, and it is easy to see why. It is trusted by professional sports stars such as Andy Murray as it provides stability and roll-over protection without compromising free movement of your ankles. We regularly receive positive reviews and great feedback from our customers who have purchased the Aircast A60 Ankle Support. It has two internal struts or stays running down either side of the ankle which contour to your ankle shape when you tighten the strap. This means that the Aircast A60 Ankle Support is constantly working to prevent your ankle from collapsing or rolling over, which is a common cause of sprains.

The Aircast A60 Ankle Support is lightweight, breathable and slim around the foot, meaning that it fits perfectly into your existing sports footwear with ease. Our customers love this ankle support for the confidence it provides to the wearer. It's a comfortable and lightweight ankle support that you will forget you are wearing, while providing the support and protection from sprains and roll-over. 
Our most popular and consistently one of our best-sellers, the Aircast A60 Ankle Support for athletes and athletic types, this ankle support is perfect for our customers looking for an ankle support they can trust to offer unparalleled ankle support during sports. 


2. Wellgate Slim Fit Ankle Support 

Great for sore ankles, the Wellgate Slim Fit Ankle Support is a slim-fitting, non restrictive ankle support designed specifically for women. Ideal for everyday use, this ankle support provides mild compression and support. 

Offering support for less than £10, the Wellgate Slim Fit Ankle Support is a firm favourite for our customers who are looking for some extra support without the bulk. Designed and shaped using scans of over 6,000 women’s ankles, this ankle support slips on like sock and provides mild compression and warmth to the ankle area.  

Designed specifically for women, the Wellgate Slim Fit Ankle Support is perfect for those who do not require support from ankle roll-over, however still require that extra layer of protection to the ankle as you go about your day to day activities. 

3. Donjoy Malleoforce Elastic Knitted Ankle Support 

The Donjoy Malleoforce Elastic Knitted Ankle Support is number three in our list because it is one of the truly versatile ankle supports available to order on our online store. It is ideal for a range of different indications and features a 3D anatomically contoured knit which provides advanced compression and enhanced support to the wearer. 

Elasticised, simple to put on and incredibly comfortable to wear, the Donjoy Malleoforce Elastic Knitted Ankle Support can be worn on both the left and right ankles. Owing to its popularity is its non-slip design, which provides the wearer peace of mind as this ankle brace stays put during both day to day activity and during sports. 

The ankle brace features unique lateral pads which act to relieve pressure on the ankle tuberosity, which increase the pressure and protection on the articular soft tissues and tendon insertions around the ankle. A great choice for those with more sensitive skin, the Donjoy Ankle Support is made from breathable and hypoallergenic materials which keeps you cool during activity and minimises skin irritation. 

This is a true all-rounder and versatile ankle support! Popular with those looking for compression and enhanced ankle support, this ankle brace is ideal for both men and women and can be worn on both the left and right ankles. It is suitable for a range of different indications. Comfort, superb support and a non-slip design combine in the Donjoy Malleoforce Elastic Knitted Ankle Support to provide wearers with excellent support the Donjoy brand is known for. 

4. Oppo Accutex Ankle Support 

Ankle sprain is an incredibly common injury and can cause associated discomfort, swelling and pain. The Oppo Accutex Ankle Support provides targeted protection for sprained and/or swollen ankles. The Oppo Accutex Ankle Support has quickly become a top choice for Health And Care customers, with its features including close and enhanced support to ligaments and featured silicon pads that provide compression and massage the heel cord.

Helping in the recovery of sprained and swollen ankles, the Oppo Accutex Ankle Support helps to reduce excessive motions while simultaneously protecting ligaments. The 3D weave provides compression for the wearer and a unique support from a range of directions to enhance support and increase comfort during wear.  

Made from a lightweight, breathable and moisture wicking material, the Oppo Accutex Ankle Support provides a comfortable and hygienic everyday wear. Designed for a snug and comfortable fit, this ankle brace has a discreet fit and is perfect to wear with most shoes. Wearing the Oppo Accutex Ankle Support means you can enjoy the sports you love with less risk of strain, with the featured multiple compression levels allowing for a more responsive support to your injuries. The silicone pads are designed to provide compression around the heel cord area, giving extra protection to your ankle. 

Advanced technology of the Oppo Accutex Ankle Support encourages your ankle into movements that are natural and pain-free; making this a popular choice for men and women. It is ideal for ankle sprains or ankle swelling and provides wearers with the natural alignment which encourages a speedy recovery from ankle swelling and ankle sprains. 

5. Silipos Gel Malleolar Ankle Cushion Pad Sleeve

The Silipos Gel Malleolar Ankle Cushion Pad Sleeve features two discus of gel molded to sit on both the inside and outside of the protruding ankle bones to protect the ankle against impact, pressure and rubbing. Providing gentle compression to the ankle, the Silipos Gel Malleolar Ankle Cushion Pad Sleeve provides gel cushioning and delivers pressure relief where it is needed most. It is popular for its effectiveness in protecting against discomfort caused by ski boots, skates, cleats and other athletic footwear.  

The gel cushions of the Silipos Gel Malleolar Ankle Cushion Pad Sleeve protect the body against impact, pressure and force while also releasing moisture-rich mineral oil that gently hydrates the skin without the use of additional creams or lotions. This contributes to a comfortable and abrasive-free wear. All Silipos gels are clear, non-toxic and hypoallergenic. 

The Silipos Gel Ankle Cushion Pad Sleeve is ideal for those looking to protect the ankle against impact, pressure and rubbing. A popular choice for those who regularly wear ski boots, skates, cleats, shoes, boots and athletic footwear as it provides gentle compression to the ankle. 

6. Neo G Ankle Support 

The Neo G Ankle Support provides the wearer with truly tailored support. It has been specifically designed to provide basic ankle protection, support and compression. You can tighten or loosen the compression of the Neo G Ankle Support for the perfect fit. The variable compression system of this ankle brace allows for a comfortable fit to ensure you receive the support unique to your needs. You can adjust the support while you are wearing it. Easy to wear and use, it is available in a simple, universal one-size fits all.

The Neo G Ankle Support allows for a good blood flow to the ankle and is ideal for those who are competing, training and in recovery. 

7. Aircast Plantar Fasciitis AirHeel 

While not a “traditional” ankle support, this does fall under our Ankle Supports and Braces category on our online store and is featured in this list because unfortunately heel pain is incredibly common. If you have been diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis, you are probably all too aware of the often intense and aching pain under the heel when pressure is applied, especially when doing something as simple as walking! 

The Aircast Plantar Fasciitis AirHeel is in our top 10 because it is designed to alleviate the symptoms of plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis and heel pain and provide relief from these often uncomfortable conditions. It is easy to use; you simply pull the AirHeel on like a sock. It minimises swelling and enhances circulation. The lightweight materials and low profile design of the Aircast Plantar Fasciitis AirHeel increased comfort and the simple design speeds up application. 

Take the first step in relieving the associated pain of plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis and heel pain in both men and women by using this ankle support to alleviate the associated symptoms with the unique construction which has been designed to minimise swelling and enhance circulation. 

8. Donjoy Strapping Elastic Ankle Support 

The Donjoy Strapping Elastic Ankle Support provides support and compression following ankle injury and instability. Ideal for use after an ankle injury, it is also a popular ankle brace choice for those who are strapping the ankle for preventative use in sports. 

Ideal for sports, this features an additional elastic strap for added ankle support and ankle compression. This strapping ankle support is latex free and is constructed with a anatomical knit and features a multidirectional elastic fabric. 

Versatile, this ankle support fits both the left and right ankles and is for both males and females. It is ideal for acute ankle instability, chronic ankle instability and last but not least is absolutely ideal for preventive use in sports.

9. Vulkan Ankle Support Advanced Elastic

Offering comfort and support, the Vulkan Ankle Support Advanced Elastic is ideal for weak ankles and those with slight strains and sprains. The Vulkan Ankle Support is another one of our affordable ankle supports, available on Health And Care for the price of £10.95. It is constructed with antibacterial material, helping the ankle support to stay odour free. 

Benefits of the Vulkan Ankle Support with Advanced Elastic include: helps to retain heat which can assist in the speeding up of the body’s natural healing process. It is antibacterial, odour free, easy to wash and aids circulation. The closed heel design offers  a good fit and support during movement, making it a good choice for those who need an ankle support for more general use during sporting activity to help prevent ankle injuries.  

Ideal for those who require light support for weak ankles and slight strains and sprains, the Vulkan Ankle Support in Advanced Elastic features a design which holds its shape, even after washing. It is also a popular choice for those looking for preventative sports use. 

10. Thermoskin Elastic Ankle Support Wrap

The Thermoskin Elastic Ankle Support Wrap offers support to weak or injured ankles. Often featuring in our bestsellers list, the Thermoskin Elastic Ankle Support Wrap is a woven sock wrap support which allows for additional compression with the featured adjustable Velcro strap. The additional pressure can be adjusted both medially and laterally when required, making this a great choice for those who require a different pressure requirements throughout the course of the day. 

This support wrap can be reversed to allow for use on both feet and is available in two sizes so you can find a style to suit. 

Ideal for support for weak or injured ankles, this makes the list as a “traditional” elastic support that is both functional and affordable.  

Ask a Health And Care Ankle Support Expert 

Our ankle supports stocked online are selected based on stringent criteria to ensure we offer quality products to our customers. Our team of Ankle Support and Ankle Brace experts work with you to find the best ankle support for your needs. 

This top ten is just a small snapshot of the range of ankle supports available to order from our online store. If you can’t find an ankle support to fit your needs on this list, please browse our comprehensive range of ankle supports and ankle braces here. If you have any questions or if we can personally assist with your ankle support selection; please contact our customer service team on 020 7720 2266.

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