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  1. Compression strapping for an acutely sprained ankle
  2. Preventative full ankle strapping
  3. Preventative 'Figure 8' ankle strapping
  4. Offload taping of the Plantar fascia
  5. Patella tendon tape

Some soccer players don't like the bandage on their heel, so the 'Figure 8' technique is then used.

Step 1

As with full ankle strapping, the starting point is the forefoot.

 

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Step 2

The bandage is then taken diagonally upwards, steeply enough to go well above the heel.

 

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Step 3

Then around the lower calf...

 

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Step 4

around the lower calf...

 

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Step 5

to form an anchor.

 

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Step 6

Then diagonally down across the mid foot.

 

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Step 7

Go around the forefoot again...

 

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Step 8

and diagonally up to finish off around the lower calf, leaving the heel open.

 

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