Bleeding ankles

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Bleeding ankles

Post by Major Vengeance » Tue Sep 03, 2013 3:36 pm

Hi, my R3s are making my ankles bleed. Any advice, please? :wcskull:
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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by MJJ » Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:15 pm

These have been a life (and ankle) saver.
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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by LL Cool Gay » Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:52 pm

You probably need to break them in. Wear them while sitting in the house.
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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by Tink » Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:21 pm

Tubigrip, and or fabric strapping.

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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by McPain » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:33 pm

I still wear tubigrip after 10 months of skating with R3s, if I don't my ankles get ripped to shreds. To shreds!!!!

It's better to have hot feet than bleeding ankles, oh yes.

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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by J.Gow » Wed Sep 04, 2013 1:52 pm

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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by Legs11 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:51 pm

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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by Robinson Booze-o » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:58 pm

I just put plasters on my ankles pre-emptively (for the uber cheapo option) :gbanana:
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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by Dee Dee » Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:19 pm

Don't wear cotton socks. There are some people who also wear 2 pairs of socks.
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Re: Bleeding ankles

Post by Evelyn Tent » Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:57 am

I tried the multiple sock thing - no effect. Normal plasters come off within seconds of skating. Compeed blister plasters work but only last one session and as I need them on both ankles that gets expensive - home brand versions I tried don't have the sticking power.

In the end I followed MJs advice and got a bootie with gel pads : ... lar-sleeve

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