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Aircast A60 Ankle Brace

Best Ankle Support for Sprained Ankles: Aircast A60 Ankle Brace

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Most people have experienced a twisted ankle at some point or another, whether from a sporting activity or just stepping awkwardly off a footpath. While painful, this twisting motion often doesn't result in a serious injury, but if you notice your ankle becomes swollen and pain continues, you most likely have sprained it. Once you've sprained your ankle, it will be especially prone to more damage while it recovers, so it's best practice to use a brace or support to help your sprain heal, and prevent it from getting any worse.

What is an Ankle Sprain?

Before you jump straight to the treatment of your sprained ankle, it's best to understand exactly what a sprained ankle is, and how to tell if you have one. Simply put, a sprained ankle occurs when you have stretched, or even torn, the ligaments in your ankle. These injuries can range in severity, with the most severe sprains leaving the patient prone to developing long-term joint pain and weakness if it is left untreated.

Most often, these sprains occurs as a result of a rapid shifting movement with your foot planted, such as when you roll your ankle or get tackled in football, causing your ankle to roll outward and your foot to turn inward. This will cause the ligaments on the outside of your ankle to stretch and tear. Less commonly, the ankle will roll inward and the foot will turn outward, damaging the inner ligaments of the ankle.

In either case, these injuries will result in tenderness, swelling, and/or pain, along with bruising and instability in the surrounding area. Once an ankle sprain occurs, the first course of action should always be to treat and stabilise the area with an ankle support.

What Type of Ankle Brace Do I Need for My Sprain?

That begs the question: just what kind of support do you need, and what is the best type of support to help your ankle heal while you get on with your day? At, we consider ourselves the top authority around on ankle braces, so we feel more than informed enough to answer that question with confidence. For us, the best ankle brace for sprained ankles is the Aircast A60 Ankle Brace.

The Best Ankle Support for Sprained Ankles: The Aircast A60 Ankle Brace

After pouring over the data regarding all the ankle supports out there, and putting them to the test, we agreed on one ankle support that seems to tower over the rest. The Aircast A60 has been the choice of countless top athletes, from tennis superstar Andy Murray to golfing prodigy Rory McIlroy, and it's no wonder why.

It provides great support for the ankle without the bulk of most other ankle supports, and crucially for those with sprained ankles: it provides excellent stabilisation and protection from ankle rollover. We'll elaborate on why the Aircast A60 is so outstanding for protecting sprained ankles from rollover below.

Aircast A60 Ankle Brace to prevent ankle sprain
The comfortable and supportive Aircast A60 Ankle Brace

Excellent Rollover Protection

Whether you're looking to heal your sprained ankle directly after injury, or trying to prevent injury aggravation after you've healed, the most important part of any brace for ankle sprains in rollover protection. The Aircast A60 features a unique 60° stabiliser to hold your ankle in place, without allowing the inward or outward movement that both causes and worsens ankle sprains. This firm support guards the ligaments of your ankle exactly where it needs to, working with the anatomical shape of the foot to provide the most robust support out there.

Convenient and Comfortable

Since this rollover protection has been designed for athletes, it will be strong enough for virtually any use, whether you're heading onto the pitch or going about your weekly shopping. It is designed for convenience as well as protection, and so is applied with a single strap that can be adjusted to fit in seconds.

The slim, contoured design of this support means that it will fit easily into any shoes or boots, without hurting the comfort or fit of your footwear. Made with an anti-migration strap, the ankle support will stay in place all day long, without any need for readjustment or refitting. In designed this support to not interfere with sporting performance, Aircast have inadvertently made an ankle brace that works for pretty much anyone for pretty much anything. With this in mind, we couldn't label any other ankle support as our favourite.

Aircast A60 for ankle sprains fits comfortably into shoes
Aircast A60 Ankle Brace fits comfortably into all shoes

Buy Yours Today

At, we always stock plenty of Aircast A60 Ankle Braces, ready for free, fast delivery to the entire UK. We pride ourselves on having the best prices around, so you need look no further to pick up yours. Click here to purchase your Aircast A60 Ankle Brace.

If you've suffered your sprained ankle recently, it's best practice to couple your Aircast A60 support with cold therapy as well. Applying an ice pack to the ankle can help to reduce swelling and pain in the area, speeding up the healing process and helping your A60 work even more effectively. Click here to purchase our Saver Pack including an Aircast A60 Ankle Brace and an Ankle Ice Pack Wrap.

Do you have any questions about the Aircast A60 Ankle Brace for ankle sprains, or something to add? Share your thoughts in the comments section below or find us on Facebook and Twitter!

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Runners can be picky, and that shouldn't end with their choice of ankle support. If your ankle support is unsupportive or uncomfortable, you're putting yourself at risk of injury and ruining the fit and comfort of your favourite running shoes. The Aircast A60 Ankle Brace is here to solve that problem with robust support and a great fit that is slim enough to keep your running shoes feeling great.

2 CommentsTuesday, 26 September 2017

When choosing an ankle brace for football, there are some key points to consider, and not all braces are created equal. Check out our handy guide to choosing an ankle support for football, with some of our favourite braces highlighted.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

The more sports you play, the more pressure your ankles are going to be put under. Some of the most effective motions in sports are often the most dangerous for your ankles, so it's important to be protected. That's why top athletes like Andy Murray and Rory McILroy choose the Aircast A60 Ankle Brace, the best support for low-bulk, high-performance ankle protection.

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Anyone who has suffered from an ankle injury knows just how debilitating it can be. That's why, once you finally begin to recover, having a brace that works with you, and your lifestyle, is a must. The Aircast A60 Ankle Brace was designed with this in mind, and was made to combine protection with wearability and comfort like never before. Read on to learn why it's the choice of top professionals like Andy Murray.

Monday, 6 June 2016  |  Alex

With Wimbledon coming up faster than a Greg Rusedski serve and the weather changing from terrible to tolerable, it's time to fish out that old tennis racket from the back of the closet and get back into the swing (pun intended) of tennis. Watching the balletic movement of Andy Murray as he slams a volley at 90 miles an hour precisely into the back corner of the court, you could be forgiven for thinking that Tennis is an easy sport. This illusion quickly dissipates, however, when you're left sprawled on the floor having attempted a simple shot.

Thursday, 16 July 2015  |  Paul

It was a sad day for sports fans everywhere when Rory McIlroy this month announced he would not be able to defend his title at The 2015 Open Championship, and even sadder to think that the golfer's misfortune came down to an game of football, and a result that left the world number one out of action for the foreseeable future.

2 CommentsSaturday, 25 May 2013  |  Paul
Which Ankle Support Does Andy Murray Wear?

Have you ever wondered which ankle support Andy Murray uses to protect his ankles? You may have seen Andy Murray's ankle supports in the high definition, super slow motion shots of his feet at the base line. Here we take a closer look at Andy Murray's ankle support and show it in action on the man himself.

Thursday, 8 November 2012  |  Naomi
We look at the Aircast A60 Ankle Support for preventing ankle rollover

Ankle rollover is a big problem for lots of sports people. I selected three ankle supports designed to help combat the problem

Tuesday, 7 August 2012  |  Paul
Find out more about Andy Murray’s Aircast A60 Ankle Support

Click here to purchase the Aircast A60 Ankle Support 

If you are an avid fan of Wimbledon or caught the Olympic tennis at London 2012, you may have noticed Britain’s Andy Murray sporting ankle braces during his matches. The ankle brace is question is the Aircast A60 Ankle Support, one of the best ankle supports designed for preventing rollover and sprains. This ankle brace has been created with the athlete in mind making it the trusted ankle support by Andy Murray and many other professional sports men and women.