How To: Perform a simple ankle tape job

Perform a simple ankle tape job

Sports medicine skills can be tricky and confusing. This video shows you how to tape an ankle correctly to immobilize the joint and keep it protected. You'll learn rules about where to tape and where not to tape. Tension is important and this instructor covers where to add tension and where not to. Using a few simple techniques, you'll learn how to wrap safely from below the calf and down the foot. Learn a few taping techniques like the figure eight, anchoring, stirrups and basket weaving to tape your athlete correctly. Simple, informative and concise, this video is a great close up view of a proper tape job.

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