Ankle

Playing a role of stability and mobility, the ankle and the foot area of an adult consists of 28 bones, 20 joints over, more than 110 ligaments and 20 muscles. Its stability is its best quality! Injury or ankle pain that is not well treated can become a recurring problem in the life of an adult. Wearing an orthopedic support for the ankle thus ensures stability and prevent injury.
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Playing a role of stability and mobility, the ankle and the foot area of an adult consists of 28 bones, 20 joints over, more than 110 ligaments and 20 muscles. Its stability is its best quality! Injury or ankle pain that is not well treated can become a recurring problem in the life of an adult. Wearing an orthopedic support for the ankle thus ensures stability and prevent injury.

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    Elastic Ankle Support

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    DESIGNED TO PROVIDE LIGHT AND COMFORTABLE SUPPORT TO THE ANKLE DURING MODERATE ACTIVITIES

    It does not restrict movements and may be used during physical activity.

    Characteristics :

    • Helps to reduce the risk of injuries
    • Even and comfortable compression
    • Light support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Ideal for the treatment of minor injuries
    • Does not restrict movement
    • Washable and reusable
    • Colour: black

    Indications :

    • Swelling
    • Ankle instability
    • Multisports

    Adjustment :

    Pull up the ankle sleeve and adjust for comfort.

    Made of :

    77% nylon, 23% elastic.

    Cleaning :

    Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry.

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    Laced Ankle Brace

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    DESIGNED TO STABILIZE THE ANKLE AND HELP PREVENT INJURIES DURING INTENSE ACTIVITIES

    Provides superior support and ankle protection in all sports. Designed to help prevent ankle injuries while remaining flexible for daily activities. Ideal in the treatment of sprained ankles and can be worn on either foot.

     Characteristics :

    • Allow a break-in period of 6-8 hrs before the brace conforms to the shape of your ankle
    • Removable reinforced stabilizer on each side
    • Firm lateral support for additional protection
    • Allows flexibility
    • Easy fit
    • Fits both right and left feet
    • Colour: white

     Indications :

    • Sprain
    • Post trauma, Post surgery
    • Prevention during sports
    • Recommendation by a physiotherapist
    • Hiking
    • Ice sports

    Adjustment :

    Put on brace and pull laces from bottom eyelets until the brace fits tightly but maintains comfortable.  There should be no gap or bulge in the heel cut-out.  Wear socks to absorb sweat.  Allow a break-in period of 6 to 8 hours before the brace conforms to the shape of your ankle.  If you wear two braces, mark each one as left or right to ensure optimal adjustment.

    Made of :

    35% Polyester, 20% Polyurethane, 15% Cotton, 10% Foam, 15% Plastic, 3% Spandex, 2% Copper.

    Cleaning :

    Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry.

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    Lace Bite Sleeve

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    DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE FRONT OF THE ANKLE AGAINST LACE BITE

    The FORMEDICA SPORT lace bite sleeve can be used to protect the front of the ankle against blisters and irritations caused by lace bite and impacts during sport activities. With a medical grade mineral oil (USP) formulated gel pad that dissipates onto the skin, optimal comfort is assured. Characteristics :
    • Provides protection
    • Helps to reduce the risk of injuries
    • Built-in gel pad made of medical grade mineral oil (U.S.P.)
    • Suitable for most footwear: sneakers, studded shoes, ski boots and skates
    • Does not restrict movement
    • Comfortable
    • Latex free
    • Hypo-allergenic
    • Washable and reusable
    • Colour : blue
    Indications :
    • Blisters and irritations caused by lace bite and impacts to the front of the ankle during sport activities

    Adjustment : Slip the sleeve on, ensuring that the rectangular pad is under the laces and placed on the front of the ankle. Remove product at least 3 to 4 hours daily to allow skin to breathe. Made of : Non-constructive nylon /lycra fabric. Medical grade mineral oil (USP) that dissipates onto the skin. Will not snag hosiery. Latex-free. Cleaning : Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry. Sprinkle with talcum powder when dry.
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    Boot Bumper

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    DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE TOP OF THE FOOT AND ACHILLES HEEL AGAINST PRESSURE, FRICTION AND IMPACTS

    The FORMEDICA boot bumper can be used to protect the front and back of the ankle against painful pressure, friction and impacts during sport activities. With a medical grade mineral oil (USP) formulated gel pad that dissipates onto the skin, optimal comfort is assured. Characteristics :
    • Provides protection
    • Helps to reduce the risk of injuries
    • Two built-in gel pads made of medical grade mineral oil (U.S.P.)
    • Suitable for most footwear: sneakers, studded shoes, ski boots and skates
    • Does not restrict movement
    • Comfortable
    • Latex free
    • Hypo-allergenic
    • Washable and reusable
    • Colour : blue
    Indications :
    • Painful pressure, friction or impact on the front and back of the ankle during sport activities

    Adjustment : Slip product on, ensuring that the rectangular pad is placed on the front of the ankle and the contoured pad on the back. The gel pad should not go under the bottom of the heel. Remove product at least 3 to 4 hours daily to allow skin to breathe. Made of : Non-constructive nylon/lycra fabric. Medical grade mineral oil (USP) that dissipates onto the skin. Latex-free. Cleaning : Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry. Sprinkle with talcum powder when dry.
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    Ankle Protection Sleeve

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    DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE ANKLE BONE AGAINST PRESSURE, FRICTION AND IMPACTS

    The FORMEDICA ankle sleeve can be used to protect the malleolus against painful pressure, friction and impacts during sport activities. With a medical grade mineral oil (USP) formulated gel pad that dissipates onto the skin, optimal comfort is assured. Characteristics :
    • Provides protection
    • Helps to reduce the risk of injuries
    • Built-in gel pad made of medical grade mineral oil (U.S.P.)
    • Can be used as a protective layer of padding/cushion inside any one of the following : AFO's, ski boots and skates
    • Does not restrict movement
    • Comfortable
    • Latex free
    • Hypo-allergenic
    • Washable and reusable
    • Colour : blue
    Indications :
    • Painful pressure, friction or impact on the malleolus during sport activities

    Adjustment : Slip the sleeve on one of the ankle's sides, ensuring that the gel pad is on the malleolus. Remove product at least 3 to 4 hours daily to allow skin to breathe. Made of : Non-constructive nylon/lycra fabric.  Medical grade mineral oil (USP) that dissipates onto the skin. Latex-free. Cleaning : Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry. Sprinkle with talcum powder when dry.
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    Achilles Heel Sleeve

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    DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE ACHILLES HEEL AGAINST PRESSURE, FRICTION AND IMPACTS

    The FORMEDICA Achilles heel sleeve can be used to protect the Achilles heel against painful pressure, friction and impacts during sport activities. With a medical grade mineral oil (USP) formulated gel pad that dissipates onto the skin, optimal comfort is assured. Characteristics :
    • Provides protection
    • Helps to reduce the risk of injuries
    • Built-in gel pad made of medical grade mineral oil (U.S.P.)
    • Suitable for most footwear: sneakers, studded shoes, ski boots and skates
    • Does not restrict movement
    • Comfortable
    • Latex free
    • Hypo-allergenic
    • Washable and reusable
    • Colour : blue
    Indications :
    • Painful pressure, friction or impact on the ankle during sport activities

    Adjustment : Slip the sleeve on, ensuring that the gel pad is directly over the heel bone. The gel pad should not go under the bottom of the heel. Remove product at least 3 to 4 hours daily to allow skin to breathe. Made of : Non-constructive nylon /lycra fabric. Medical grade mineral oil (USP) that dissipates onto the skin. Latex-free. Cleaning : Wash by hand with mild soap and air dry. Sprinkle with talcum powder when dry.
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    Fix-Loc Ankle Stabilizer

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    Designed to stabilize ankle and help support injured ligament. The Fix-Loc™ Ankle Stabilizer may be used for both rehabilitation and prevention purposes. Neoprene helps to retain body heat and keep muscles supple. It fits right or left foot. Characteristics
    • Approved by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association
    • Removable plastic medial/lateral stays provide precise support for acute ankle ligament sprains and chronic instabilities
    • FIX-LOC™ closure system provides easy and precise adjustment
    • Fits into any athletic shoe
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Firm support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications - Sprain - Ankle instability - Intense activities
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    Adjustable Ankle Stabilizer

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    Designed to stabilize the articulations and provide comfortable support to weak ankle muscles. The Adjustable Ankle Stabilizer helps reduce pain following strains, sprains and other stress-related injuries. Neoprene retains body heat, increases blood circulation, and helps keep muscles supple. Characteristics
    • Approved by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association
    • Adjustable tension with Velcro®-type closures
    • Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior
    • Greater support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: black
    Made of: Neoprene covered with brushed nylon and terry cloth interior lining. Indications
    • Post trauma
    • Sprain
    • Strains
    • Elongation
    • Muscle overwork
    • Prevention
    • Sports
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    Elastic Ankle Bandage

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    Designed to stabilize joints and help reduce risks of ankle injuries. The Elastic Ankle bandage stretches and wraps around the ankle, providing moderate support. It may be used during and after activities. Characteristics
    • Approved by the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association
    • Elastic band with adjustable tension
    • Velcro®-type closures
    • Criss-crossed shape for additional support
    • Moderate support
    • Easy fit
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 60% Polyester, 27% Elastic, 13% Nylon - Latex free. Indications - Sprain - Ankle Instability - Swelling - Moderate activities
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    Ankle Support

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    DESIGNED TO HELP RELIEVE STIFFNESS, PAIN AND ACHES RELATED TO ANKLE ARTHRITIS Arthritis means the inflammation of the joint and can affect every joints of the body (hands, elbow, knee, ankle, etc…). The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain, stiffness, swelling, etc…  The Arthri-Forme Ankle Support provides mild compression which helps increase blood circulation. The warmth and proper blood circulation ultimately reduce pain and promote comfort and relief. Characteristics :
    • Effective, easy to wear
    • Arthritis relief
    • Provides mild compression
    • Excellent elasticity for increased mobility
    • Retains body heat
    Made of : 56% wool, 23% elastic, 21% nylon Indications : - Arthritis - Osteoarthritis - Joint pain
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    Ankle Stabilizer

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    Designed to stabilize joints and help reduce risks of ankle injuries. The figure-8 sleeve wraps around ankle like a bandage, and provides moderate support. It does not restrict movements, and may be used during activity. Characteristics
    • Criss-crossed shape for additional support
    • Excellent against ligament laxity
    • Moderate support
    • Easy adjustment
    • Made of 53% cotton, 31% elastic and 16% rayon
    • Colour: beige
    Made of: 53% cotton, 31% elastic and 16% rayon Indications
    • Swelling
    • Sprain
    • Ankle instability