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Sun Awareness

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Want to know how to avoid sunburn? Here are some handy tips from Physical Sports First Aid, plus a free sun awareness poster for download!

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How to Heat a Gel Hot Pack

Hot/Cold Gel Pack on a Microwave Turntable

Learn how to safely warm up a gel pack for hot therapy. Pictures and full instructions at the Physical Sports First Aid blog.

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How to use Hydrogel

Learn all about the different types of hydrogel liquids and dressings and how to use them when providing first aid for burns. Instructions and advice from Physical Sports First Aid.

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How to Apply a Fingertip Plaster

A photograph of a fingertip plasters held in a person's hand

Fingertip plasters look like a bow tie and have a special technique for application. This infographic from Physical Sports First Aid shows you how.

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First Aid for Minor Burns

Learn how to provide first aid for minor burns on the Physical Sports First Aid blog. We explain the importance of immediate first aid and when to seek professional medical attention.

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