Crepe Bandages & Wraps
Crepe bandages are elastic compression bandages designed to offer light support to injured areas or to hold dressings in place.
Leukoband Club Elastic Adhesive Bandage£1.66 – £58.33 inc Tax
Mueller Mueller Elastic Reusable Crepe Bandage£2.49 – £2.91 inc Tax
Mueller Wonder Wrap – elasticated extra strength compression wrap£9.99 – £10.83 inc Tax
Vivomed Vivocrepe | Crepe Bandage£0.86 – £10.98 inc Tax
Vivomed Vivowrap – body wrap bandage£1.63 – £10.12 inc Tax
What are crepe bandages?
A crepe bandage is a standard first aid bandage that everyone will have come across during their sporting life. They are a stretchy, cotton, soft woven bandage which are used as a compression wrap for sports injuries and sprains or to cover a wound dressing.
In sports physio practice, these elastic stretch bandages have largely been superseded by cohesive tape, elastic bandages and conforming bandage. Never the less, they are a very cheap, flexible first-aid bandage and tend to come as standard in an introductory sports first aid kit bag.
How to choose a first aid crepe bandage?
It’s important to choose a hospital quality crepe bandage as some of the lightweight types will easily fall apart.
How to use a crepe bandage in sport?
20 years ago many amateur footballers would use crepe bandages to offer support and compression for ankle sprains and other soft tissue injuries, by simply applying a figure of 8 wrap around the ankle and securing with a safety pin.