5 Valuable Ways To Use An Elastic Tape For Sports Injuries

5 Valuable Ways To Use An Elastic Tape For Sports Injuries

In this article, we will present five ways to use an elastic tape for sports injuries of various types. Generally speaking elastic tapes for sports injuries come in 2 forms – light and heavy (or robust). In the next section, we will briefly describe these two variations and outline their similarities and differences. We shall…

5 Valuable Cohesive Bandage Uses In Injury Treatment

5 Valuable Cohesive Bandage Uses In Injury Treatment

In this post, we will describe 5 cohesive bandage uses in injury treatment that may be new to you. We hope that this information will be useful in assisting you to make full use of your investment in these bandages. What Are Cohesive Bandages? Cohesive bandages (such as DynaPro SelfWrap), also known as self-adhesive or…

Light Elastic Bandages: 3 Important Advantages & Disadvantages Of Using Them

Light Elastic Bandages: 3 Important Advantages & Disadvantages Of Using Them

In this article, we will discuss the use of light elastic bandages in sports medicine and then list 3 important advantages and disadvantages of using these bandages to treat sports injuries. Light elastic bandages can be either cohesive (adhering to itself) or adhesive (adhering to dissimilar substances). In this article, we will be focusing on…

3 Valuable Criteria For Choosing An Elastic Bandage For Foot Injuries

3 Valuable Criteria For Choosing An Elastic Bandage For Foot Injuries

Tearable elastic bandages (such as DynaPro Stretchlight) are widely used to treat soft tissue sporting injuries, particularly when these injuries involve joints like the knee, wrist or ankle. In this post, we shall explore a few topics surrounding these bandages. We shall first discuss their unique characteristics and then go on to list the types…

9 Useful Steps For Choosing An Athletic Tape For Ankle Injuries

9 Useful Steps For Choosing An Athletic Tape For Ankle Injuries

In this article we will suggest a 9 step process to choose an athletic tape for ankle injuries. We will then go on to consider some of the types of athletic tape on the market best suited for these types of injuries and how to choose among them when dealing with a particular injury. Introduction…

A Useful Primer On Figure 8 Taping

A Useful Primer On Figure 8 Taping

Figure 8 taping is a technique commonly used in sports medicine and rehabilitation to provide support and stability to joints, particularly the knee and ankle. The pattern involves applying athletic tape in a crisscross pattern around the joint, resembling the shape of the number eight. Advantages Of The Method The figure-eight pattern is effective for…