Fingertip plasters are specially-shaped plasters designed to protect minor wounds to the end of the finger. They look like the outline of a butterfly or bow tie, and are applied differently to a normal plaster. Here is the technique: Read more ›
When a burn or scald occurs, the importance of rapid, appropriate first aid cannot be overemphasized. Acting quickly and effectively to treat a burn or scald will help to prevent further tissue damage. If the site of the burn isn’t cooled quickly the tissue damage can extend to deeper layers, increasing the severity of the wound and prolonging healing. Read more ›
Wherever possible gloves should be worn when providing first aid to protect you and your patient from infection: unpleasant diseases can be transmitted by body fluids such as blood. However, a variety of different medical gloves are available. Here’s a run-down of the three main types – latex, nitrile and vinyl gloves – to help you choose the one that is right for you. Read more ›
Physical Sports First Aid now stocks a selected range of supports and braces from Neo G. These high-quality supports are all approved medical devices and are designed to give you the best in support and protection for sports injuries. View the range here.
Get a 15% discount on boxes of Physical Sports Tape, our premium zinc oxide strapping tape available in a range of colours. Just enter the coupon code Z3YXY1BV at checkout when shopping in our online store. Read more ›