Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 5/3/13
It's something you don't think about much as a phan...unless you have primordial memories as a former amateur player... But pro players have to tape their ankles before every practice and game. The good news in the pros--- there is a staff of trainers to do the job. But when you were a third-string special teams player like I was in high school, and subsequently an unsung blocking back at the college club level, you had to learn to tape yourself. In this high-tech era, athletic trainers with master's degrees use ultrasound therapy and electrical stimulation to help athletes recover from injuries. Knee and ankle braces offer alternatives to tape. Some question whether taping really works. Yet tape remains a basic tool in efforts to prevent injuries and buttress damaged parts.             Learning how to tape ankles for football players is important for preventing further ankle injuries. Throughout the course of a season football player...
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