Medical elastic bandage, ribbon, compression
Medical elastic bandage, ribbon, compression: high, medium and low tension.
Used for treatment of dislocations, sprains and other traumatic injuries, as well as varicose veins and swelling of different origin.
Advantages of the product
Composition of raw materials
High tension bandage: cotton – 75%, polyester – 8%, latex – 17%;
medium tension bandage: cotton – 80%, polyester – 15%, latex – 5%;
low tension bandage: cotton – 92%, polyester – 8%.
Width 60, 80, 100, 120 mm;
length: 0.6 – 3.0 m;
tension: high, medium, low.
How to determine the correct size:
A universal clip is included to fasten the bandage edge after the end of bandaging.
3 different degrees of tension – high, medium and low – provides the possibility to use the elastic bandage for a wide spectrum of indications.
Indications for medical use
High tension bandage:
- for treatment of lypodermic diseases,
- for treatment of lymphedema: post-operative, traumatic and other origin;
- for retention of joints at rest after injuries and surgeries, for supporting soft tissues after the removal of plaster;
medium tension bandage:
- for treatment of severe varicose veins and related trophic ulcers,
- for treatment of phlebitis and accompanying symptoms and lymphedema;
- before and after surgeries, after injuries – for prevention of swelling and to reduce inflammation processes,
- for prophylaxis of injuries of the joint and ligament apparatus during sports activities;
low tension bandage – for retention of dressings in case of injuries and surgeries.
Individual incompatibility with any components of raw materials of the product.
Product care conditions
Medical elastic products are washed with hands in soapy water, at 35-40°C. Do not bleach, no dry cleaning. After rinsing in water, slightly squeeze with your hands, do not wring, do not centrifuge. Dry flat.
Store in dry, clean, well ventilated premises, with air temperature from +3°C to +25°C and relative air humidity within 60-65%.
How to put on/use correctly
- medical elastic bandages are used in inpatient and outpatient facilities, and at home, however, their use requires known preliminary knowledge and skills.
- the degree of tension of the elastic bandage is usually selected by a health care professional according to the purpose of use; the width and the length of the bandage is selected according to the size of the body part and injury.
- the bandaging technique is usually selected depending on the purpose of use and the part of the body, for example:
- lie with your legs up for 5-10 minutes before bandaging, keep the leg to be bandaged up;
wrap the foot from the ankle to the base of toes; then – wrap the shin and the thigh in the direction from the bottom to the top;
wrap so that each next layer overlaps with the previous by 50-70%;
the wrapping should be the tightest in the ankle area, and then wrap looser in the direction of the hip;
the hill should be wrapped in the figure-of-eight, to prevent the dressing from sliding off the leg, when you walk;
close the dressing with the last round – 5-10 cm above the affected leg section; fasten the bandage end with a clip.
- wrap the bandage around the arm starting from the inner side of the wrist;
continue wrapping diagonally down, across the outer surface of the hand – between the thumb and the index finger, but then – across the palm back to the heel of the hand;
wrap the bandage around the heel of the hand and then wrap further down, across the palm, then – around the outer surface of the hand, between the thumb and the index finger and – back to the palm. Then wrap the wrist. Then wrap for the second time – in the figure-of-eight;
wrap the heel of the hand and around the arm upwards, with each new layer overlapping half of the previous one. Fasten the dressing at the heel of the hand with a clip.
Warning! The dressing should not be too loose and slide off, but it also should not be too tight. If your fingers get numb, you have a pulsing sensation or fell pain – this means that you have chosen a bandage with an inappropriate degree of tension or the dressing is incorrect – remove the dressing immediately until your complaints disappear and talk to your physician!