Yes, in most cases our ankle braces will fit in high-top basketball shoes. However, the Ultra High-5 and Ultra CTS are a little easier to fit than the Ultra Zoom.
- If your basketball shoe had a traditional tongue and laces, then loosen the laces enough so that you can insert your foot in the shoe.
- At first it might seem like the brace is too big for the shoe, but once the brace is broken-in it becomes much lower profile and form-fitting and will fit in the shoe much easier.
- Some of the newer basketball shoes are designed with what is called a single upper, meaning it fits like a sleeve over the foot and ankle. This type of basketball shoe is much more difficult to wear with an ankle brace because you cannot expand the opening enough to insert your foot with the brace applied.
- If this is the case, then remove the lower mid-foot strap from the brace (it will not be used). Lift the shoe’s insole and place the bottom of the brace beneath it. Now insert your foot in the shoe and secure the laces and the top strap of the brace.