Pair of Ankle Compression Support Sleeves For Achilles Tendon & Ankle Sprains

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Support The Ankle Joint

The comfort of the support around the ankle joint is provided by the round structure of the bamboo fibres which are non-irritating and don't crease when worn. The product helps to support and protect the joint and surrounding soft tissue during activity and exercise.

Ankle Compression

The unique composition and intricate weaving techniques used in the production of the knee support help apply a comfortable yet critical level of compression. The yarn also has a cross section filled with micro gaps which allows the fabric to breath and eliminate sweat build up during exercise use like running, all while continuing to provide you support while being worn.

Foot and Ankle Blood Flow

Bamboo charcoal supports have been scientifically proven to increase blood flow by 40% more than ordinary supports. Enhancing performance while dramatically decreasing your running recovery and rehabilitation periods. TTRI 2006


Nylon 62% | Bamboo 23% | Spandex 15%

When can I use the ankle support?

The ankle joint is vital in almost any form of activity like running and walking and for those suffering with sprained ankles, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, achilleas tendon issues or arthritis which without support and compression can cause discomfort and pain.

The Bearhug ankle supports provide runners, walkers and athletes with an effective way to support their foot, heel and lower calf, while increasing blood flow and reducing aches, pains, inflammation and swelling from achilles tendon, arthritis, running and sprain injuries.

The Bearhug bamboo ankle support provides compression to the lower leg and achilles tendon increasing blood flow, enhancing performance, assisting with rehabilitation and recovery while providing pain relief for conditions like sprained ankles, tendonitis and arthritis which can come from running and walking.

The ankle support can be used to accelerate recovery and rehabilitation from running and walking ankle sprain, foot injury, achilles tendon strain with the bamboo properties increasing blood flow. This increased blood flow from the compression, support and bamboo help provide pain relief from arthritis and sprain joint soreness.

Some sports & activities that ankle supports can be useful for:

  • Running
  • Walking
  • MMA
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Triathlon
  • Gymnastics
  • Weightlifting

How does the ankle support work?

Bearhug use bamboo charcoal in a unique composition within their Ankle supports. Bamboo charcoal supports have been scientifically proven to increase blood flow through the joint, foot and achilles tendon compared to ordinary supports.

This increased blood flow drives oxygenated blood to the ankle joint flushing out any toxins in the foot which helps your ligaments, tendons and soft tissue repair quicker while providing pain relief and reducing inflammation and swelling for activities like running and walking.


We aim to dispatch your order on the same working day if the order is placed before 1pm.

Any orders after 1pm will be dispatched the next working day.

Shipping is free for UK domestic orders | UK 1st Class shipping options available.

International shipping is available.

Returns & Exchanges

It is possible to exchange your item for an alternative size or a different item (of same value) within 30 days of purchase if the product is returned unused and it's original packaging. A refund is also available under the same conditions.

Please email to organise your exchange. Please note, Bearhug will not fund return shipping costs.

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Christopher F.
United Kingdom

Ankle support

I’ve used these since having an Achilles injury . I find they give me piece of mind and great support through the ankle and Achilles

Martin U.
United Kingdom United Kingdom

Great support for ankle

After tearing retinaculum I need support for my peroneal tendon. This has been fantastic



Thank you for your review Martin and welcome to the pack!

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lasting support

This is my second pair of Bearhug ankle sleeves. The previous ones wore thin on the ankle. That said, they lasted for nearly two years and over 1000 miles of running. Not bad.



Hi there, thank you for being a valued member of the pack! Hope we're supporting you for the next 1000 miles - happy running!

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ankle support

I have recently had issues with tibial tendinopathy and a chronic sprain in my ankle. I have eased myself back into running with the ankle supports. They give just enough support without being obtrusive and once in place fit nicely. I like the colourway too!



Thank you for your review, great to hear you're back running - Welcome to the pack!

Andy D.
United Kingdom United Kingdom


Thought my footballing time was over. Too much damage done in the past. However, these give you the confidence to get stuck in again. Not a gimmick. Brilliant.



Glad you're back out there Andy - welcome to the pack!