This product has been desinged to protect the malleolar area with sprained ankles. It is actively used in cases of edema, soft tissue lesions, arthritis and osteoarthritis. It is made of dual laminated neoprene interiorly and exteriorly with jersey. The neoprene has perforation which reduces excessive perspiration without losing body temprature. The elastic bandages that come with the product help to provide extra support to the ankle. The soft pads in the inside enable a more comfortable use.