The practice of bandaging in sports is functional bandaging. This type of bandage immobilizes the bandaged part, the reason for this is to prevent some type of injury. It is used mainly in sports of frequent running and jumping. It is very common to see soccer players bandage their ankles.
There is a second use of the bandage. The therapeutic use, in this way the affected part can be immobilized so that it can regenerate optimally.
Types of bandages for functional bandages. Elastic bandages, fabric bandages, or simply adhesive bandages are used.
Bandages are not only used on the ankles, as they can also prevent injuries to the shoulders, wrists, or any other joint.