BLOG 10: Basic bandaging techniques

BLOG 10: Basic bandaging techniques

There are a variety of basic bandaging techniques, and in this post we will explain the most common and basic ones. We will also include some photos of the process of each bandage technique. Spiral bandaging In this technique, the bandage is applied obliquely, so that...

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BLOG 9:Overview of bandaging techniques

BLOG 9:Overview of bandaging techniques

Now that we have analyzed the different types of bandages according to their composition and function, it’s time to review the most common types of bandages and understand how to apply them. In this post we will discuss some generalities about the application of...

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BLOG 6: Long- and short-stretch bandages

BLOG 6: Long- and short-stretch bandages

When bandages are described as long- and short-stretch, this refers to the bandage's ability to stretch. Thus long-stretch bandages will have high elasticity and short-stretch bandages low elasticity. This is not to be confused with high compression and low...

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BLOG 5 Compression bandages

BLOG 5 Compression bandages

Therapeutic compression bandaging is a very important topic and the subject of much debate within the health sector. In the previous blog post, we discussed bandage elasticity, and as we will see in this post, compression is one of the physically measurable parameters...

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BLOG 4: What is the elasticity of a bandage? What are the differences between extensibility and elongation?

BLOG 4: What is the elasticity of a bandage? What are the differences between extensibility and elongation?

In previous posts we have discussed the different characteristics of a bandage, among which is elasticity. Speaking generally, elasticity is: "the ability of a material or substance to return to its original shape, size and condition after it has been stretched." How...

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BLOG 3: Latex and latex-free bandages

BLOG 3: Latex and latex-free bandages

Latex in bandages has been a common compound for many years, but over the last few decades its use has been declining. The main problem with latex is that it provokes an allergic reaction in some people, causing serious harm that may even produce asphyxia in some rare...

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BLOG 2: What types of yarns are used in bandages?

BLOG 2: What types of yarns are used in bandages?

As we mentioned in the previous post, bandages are made up of yarn, either a single type of yarn or several types of yarn. All of them are normally interwoven transversely and longitudinally to form the bandage fabric. Yarns are usually divided into two main families....

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BLOG 1:What is a bandage?

BLOG 1:What is a bandage?

A bandage is a strip of fabric in the form of a roll, which is applied to a part of the body for protection, compression, support or immobilization. It is made of one or more types of natural and/or synthetic yarns (cotton, viscose, polyamide, etc.), which through...

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