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How to Use Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB)

A roll of Elastic Adhesive Bandage.

Elastic adhesive bandage (EAB) is a widely-used strapping tape in sport. Here are some tips on how to use it successfully!

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How to Use Zinc Oxide Tape

A roll of white zinc oxide tape

Zinc oxide tape is the mostly widely used form of sports strapping tape, and people have found a multitude of uses for it. Here are some tips on how to get the best from it….

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Sport-Related Eye Injuries

Rugby Player Receiving First Aid for Eye Injury

Eye injuries are a risk in sport. Here’s a run-down of the most common types of sport-related eye injury, how to provide basic first aid for them and how to decide if hospital treatment is necessary.

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Finger First Aid with Cohesive Bandage

Cohesive Bandage Retaining a Dressing on a Finger

One of the most useful medical products for finger injuries is a roll of 2.5cm cohesive bandage – it’s great for quick-fix first aid. Here are some examples of how to use it, with full instructions and pictures.

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Cohesive Bandage Wrist Wrap

Cohesive Bandage Wrist Wrap Step 8

This simple cohesive bandage wrist wrapping technique is ideal for mild wrist sprains. See step-by-step instructions and detailed photographs on the Physical Sports First Aid blog.

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