Elastic Bandage

Elastic Bandage

Elastic or “ace” bandages are a crucial accessory in any medical kit. They’re made from a stretchy fabric and come in varying sizes. They are perfect for wrapping around different parts of the body.

Elastic bandages are commonly used to provide support and compression to wounds or injuries, like sprained ankles or strained muscles.

However, in emergencies, these bandages can be used to create a pressure bandage by wrapping them tightly around a wound. This helps control bleeding until medical help arrives.

It’s important to note that the bandage should never be wrapped too tightly as this could restrict blood flow and cause further damage.

Knowing how to use an elastic bandage properly is an essential skill for first-aid responders and can make all the difference in an emergency situation.


Some of our kits that contain elastic bandages: