It helps protect the tendon from the pain and damage caused with each step. These can be stacked according to the severity of your condition and are made from soft material to help protect the area from damage.
More about the Thuasne Silistab Ankle Brace Support
Silicone inserts in the compressive knit (23 mmHg) are dimpled to provide a massage effect. The anatomical shape of this peri-Achilles silicone insert provides protection to the tendon.
Off-loading of the Achilles tendon is provided by soft silicone heel pieces: 2 pairs of stackable heel pieces permitting 3 off-loading heights depending upon the course of the condition (13, 8 or 5mm). The anatomically shaped knit of the Silistab Achillo provides a comfort zone over the malleoli and the brace has patented pull tabs for easy fitting.