Cohesive Bandage Wrist Wrap

Cohesive Bandage Wrist Wrap Step 8

This wrist wrap technique with cohesive bandage is a quick and easy way of treating a mild wrist sprain. It provides compression and support to protect the injury, while maintaining function in the hand.
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Travel Medical Kits

Travel Medical Packs | Physical Sports First Aid

When we travel, we all know it is a good idea to remember our medications and pack some basic first aid supplies. For many popular destinations in Europe and North America this is all you need to look after yourself – the local hospitals can take care of any big problems. But what happens if you face more serious medical issues while visiting a place without a modern health service?
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How to Apply a Fingerbob Bandage

A picture of a blue Fingerbob bandage applied to a finger

Fingerbobs (aka Fingerbuddies) are a very handy way of applying tubular bandage to protect a finger injury. Fingerbobs are much easier and faster to use than standard tubular bandage. Here’s how to apply one… Read more ›

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Sun Awareness

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Repeated sunburn greatly increases your risk of developing skin cancer. Therefore, it is important to protect your skin and to avoid overexposure to the sun. Read on for more info on how to guard against sunburn… Read more ›

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How to Heat a Gel Hot Pack

Hot/Cold Gel Pack on a Microwave Turntable

Gel hot and cold packs are extremely handy for providing hot and cold therapy to soft tissue injuries. Chilling them is very easy, but heating them safely requires just a little more care. Read on for our guide to warming up a gel pack…

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