What is a tensor bandage made of?
Sterile Elastic Bandages / Sterile Tensor Bandages / Sterile Compression Bandage Rolls, made from high quality woven latex-free elastic material to provide flexible support and compression on any part of the body.
What does a tensor bandage do?
A compression bandage is a long strip of stretchable cloth that you can wrap around a sprain or strain. It’s also called an elastic bandage or a Tensor bandage. The gentle pressure of the bandage helps reduce swelling, so it may help the injured area feel better.
Should you leave a tensor bandage on overnight?
Compression through the application of an elastic tensor bandage helps reduce swelling, pain, bruising and other signs of inflammation, especially when combined with ice and elevation. NEVER LEAVE AN ELASTIC BANDAGE ON OVERNIGHT.
Can I wear a tensor bandage all day?
This includes choosing the right size and wrapping the body part snugly to apply pressure without cutting off circulation. A compression bandage generally should be used for only 24 to 48 hours after an injury.
Is there latex in tensor bandages?
Traditional elastic bandage used for compression, restriction, positioning. Perfect to wrap around a sprained wrist and/or ankle/foot. Latex Free.
Can tensor bandages be washed?
Wash the product in lukewarm, soapy water by hand. Rinse well and air dry.
Does compression help healing?
Compression wraps limit the veins’ ability to expand and help blood move more efficiently, which assists the healing process. Further, reducing the inflammation near your wound makes it easier for your damaged skin to receive oxygen, which also speeds healing.
How do you wrap a wrist with a tensor?
How to wrap a sprained wrist
- Wrap the bandage around your wrist once, starting at the pinky side of your hand and with your hand facing down.
- Pull the bandage to your thumb side and wrap around your palm once.
- Cross the bandage back down to your wrist and wrap again around the wrist.
Can you sleep with a tensor bandage on?
Please remove compression bandages at night while sleeping. for best results. As swelling reduces it may be necessary to adjust compression bandage. Consistent elevation will accelerate healing process.
How do you clean a tensor bandage?
Are tensor bandages washable?
Close all non-removable straps and fasteners prior to washing. Wash the product in lukewarm, soapy water by hand. Rinse well and air dry.
How do you secure a tensor bandage?
How do I use an elastic bandage?
- Hold the bandage so that the start of the roll is facing up.
- Start the loose end of the bandage on the top of your foot beneath your toes.
- Hold the loose end of the bandage in place with one hand.
- After the top of your foot has been wrapped twice, move your hand to your heel.