Brett McQueen is a research nerd. He enlightens us on some of the most current data supporting using tape and the support for using a brace.
Tell us about some of the research you have been studying of in regards to bracing or taping What different variables did you look at in taping? How about bracing? How can you create a control for an ankle taping How has this information been received athletic trainers, Coaches / Parents? Where there any style or brand recommendations for braces? What can we do to help spread the current understanding of the brace tape argument?
External Bracing with Chris Dean and Maurice Hawkins – 115
Maurice Hawkins from Gazelle Health Care lends us some expert opinion on the topic of external bracing focusing specifically on the Ankle Roll Guard invented by Chris Dean. The Ankle Roll Guard fits outside the shoe and acts as a block for inversion ankle sprains. we do have concerns about this product on football or soccer players, but Chris says he is planning to do some trials with outside sports, but for now he has been focused on court sports since he is an avid basketball player.