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You're welcome! I wear boots every day now so I can fit my orthotics and my Mueller ankle braces (these are amazing because the cross straps help pull up the toes, make sure you put them on with your foot at max dorsiflexion!).
Adjustable Ankle Stabilizer - OSFM (EA) [link]
These are currently 55% off and only $7.56 each. They fit well into even small dress shoes, too! I wear them everywhere. One of my favorite purchases for the brace collection. I don't even need the tape with these and trip as soon as I take them off, LOL.
I use these on both ankles because my ankles are the worst. They don't seem too bulky to me. There's also the ones that are basically compression socks which are better than nothing.
These are the kind I use.
There not the highest quality (you can get some that you tie up and/or provide more support) but these have lasted me a couple of years of playing at least once a week. They're light and unobtrusive when I play and they're quick to throw on too.
I still occasionally roll an ankle, but nothing ever swells up anymore and I'm usually able to play the next day.
The only tip I have for them is they work best with long socks. They can be kinda itchy if they're left up against you skin when you're wearing low cut socks. I usually wear with them Elites and I'm fine.
I basically destroyed my ankle in my first year of play, and now almost always wear a brace. I've been trying to wean off and down onto tape the last few months but I feel super insecure because of how the break was before. If you have someone who knows how to tape, try that. Otherwise, perhaps try one of these braces?
I used this one when I first came back
I use this one now (less rigid)
I like both of them and they fit in my skates without feeling bulky at all. I still go back to the first one when the weather changes and my ankle gets super painful.