This popular laced ankle brace is used by many athletes, trainers and coaches to replace tape and prevent common injuries. It is designed to prevent and/or help in the recovery of common ankle sprains. Solid support is provided by the spring steel medical stays. The brace is constructed of 2 layers of breathable polyester/vinyl mesh, and its ventilated tongue is breathable as well. For reinforced closure and comfort, the lining is padded with HydraVent hDc Moisture Management. The brace has a built in arch support, and it fits left and right ankles.