The ankle exerciser provides a solid platform for optimum performance. It was developed for specifically exercising the muscles that control the ankle, sub-talar and mid-tarsal joints. This is a major portion of the entire lower leg. Isolated exercises are provided to help alleviate circulation problems to help develop alternate circulation for blockage problems, diabetics, burn patients, etc.
Ankle sprains, lower leg fractures, shin splints, arch problems involving flat feet or pronated feet are routinely treated with AIS and the ankle exerciser with outstanding results.
The ankle exerciser is made of metal and it has two nylon straps to help secure the foot on to the footrest. It is advisable to use the ankle exerciser while seated with shoes on.