How To Wrap Foot And Ankle With Ace Bandage. Start where your toes meet the body of your foot. Wrap the bandage slowly, overlapping ever so little and do it all the way to the heel.
The key to getting the right support from your ace™ brand elastic bandage is proper wrapping technique. Hold the end of the wrap with one hand and the roll in the other and wrap the bandage twice around the foot with sufficient overlapping so the bandage end stays in place. Once the foot is wrapped to the person’s comfort, one should bring the open end of the bandage toward the back of his or her ankle and begin wrapping around the ankle as well.
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The Wrap Should Cover The Entire Foot And End About 7 Centimetres Above The Ankle.
Keep the tail rolled so that you can unroll it as you go, rather than dealing with an unwieldy long piece as you're trying to wrap. Pull the bandage diagonally from the bottom of the toes across the foot’s top and circle it around the ankle. So, make sure you won’t have a shortage of strips once you start.
Start Wrapping The Bandage From Just Under The Big Toe And The Pinkie Toe.
It is recommended that you leave 2/3 of the heel uncovered for an easier flexing motion and higher comfort. Apply a strip of tape around your heel, connecting each end of the strip to the tape at the ball of your foot. Wrapping the foot from the ball of your foot to the heel.
Hold The Rolled Bandage With One Hand And With The Other Hand Put The Loose End On Top Of The Foot.
Cut several pieces of tape to match the width of your foot. Bring the bandage up over the top of your foot, to the opposite side, and around the back of your ankle bone. Then bring the bandage around your ankle bone and down to the other side of your foot.
• Begin With The 8 Cm Bandage (Beige).
Wrap the bandage slowly, overlapping ever so little and do it all the way to the heel. Start circling your way around the arch of your foot and pull the bandage diagonally from the bottom of your toes, across your foot’s top, and circle around the ankle. With your ace wrap, begin by creating an anchor by wrapping around the patient's mid foot in a medial to lateral direction to encourage a supinated foot position.
In The End, Secure It Well And You Are Done.
How do you wrap a foot with an ace bandage? The heel of your foot will not be wrapped. Get some ace bandage and a scissor aside.