The Ace Wrap is a great medical wrap that can be used for many things like supporting sprained ankles and holding dressings in place that needed that extra pressure to help stop bleeding.
An ace wrap puts gentle pressure on the tissue around an injury. The ace wrap also gives support to the injured area. Ace wrap should be an essential part of you for you emergency supply kits. When it comes to thinking about what medical supplies you should have in a first aid kit the ace wrap is always be on the list. Emergency disaster preparedness is a major key for your survival. Just imagine if you were in an earthquake and you didn't have an ace wrap in your earthquake preparedness kit and you had a broken leg or arm from falling debris. Following are other reasons you may need an ace wrap as part of your survival kit.
How is the ace wrap used?Usually your health caregiver will show you how to wrap the bandage. The following example may help you learn how to wrap a bandage around an ankle. These directions may be used to wrap the bandage around your hand, wrist, elbow, or knee.