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  • Guides

    Hand Wrap for Boxing & MMA

    The reason which fighters wrap their hands is obvious, it protects their hands. Hands are made up of several delicate joints and bones which can be easily damaged when training or competing. The wrap is used to stabilise the delicate bones and joints and prevent movement when punching a bag, a pad,
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  • Ankle Injuries

    Ankle Inversion Sprain Taping Tutorial

    A sprained ankle is one of the most common sports injuries and is also the most frequently re-injured. In the majority of cases the ankle rolls inwards (inversion) under the weight of the rest of the body, resulting in damage to the ligaments on the outside of the ankle. An ankle sprain refers to th
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  • Strapping & Taping Guides

    Wrist Taping Guide & Video

    This wrist taping technique can be used to support and strengthen the wrist through performance, preventing flexion, extension and rotational injuries. This taping guide has two steps and requires two kinds of tape. Using: 3.8cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm Fixing Tape Step 1 Apply fixing tape around the e
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  • Strapping & Taping Guides

    Lower Back Support Taping Guide & Video

    This sacroiliax joint approximation taping technique can be effective at reducing lower back pain relating to the sacroiliac joint or lower back. This taping guide has two steps and requires two kinds of tape.   Using: 5cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm Fixing Tape Step 1 First apply the fixing tap
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  • Strapping & Taping Guides

    Upper Back Support Taping Guide & Video

    This thoracic vertebrae glide taping technique is used to reduce the postural pain relating to the neck and the upper back muscles including the upper trapezius and the rhomboids. This guide has two steps and requires two kinds of tape. Using: 3.8cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm Fixing Tape Step 1  App
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  • Strapping & Taping Guides

    Thoracic and Upper Back Taping Guide & Video

    This thoracic and upper back taping technique is used to reduce postural pain relating to the neck and the upper back muscles including the upper trapezius and rhomboids. This taping guide requires two kinds of tape and has three steps.  Using: 3.8cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm Fixing Tape Step 1&nbs
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  • Strapping & Taping Guides

    TFL Glide Taping Guide & Video

    This tensor fascia lata glide taping guide is used for aiding postural imbalances around the hip helping to relieve trochantric bursitis and pain on the TFL and IT band, through excessive tightness. This taping guide requires two kinds of tape and has two steps. Using: 5cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm Fixin
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  • Strapping & Taping Guides

    Shoulder Dislocation Taping Guide & Video

    This shoulder dislocation taping guide is used to limit the shoulders range of movement thus protecting someone with weak ligaments of frequently common dislocations. There are two different rolls of tape required as well as adhesive spray, to follow the 14 steps in this guide. Using: 5cm EAB 2.5cm
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  • Strapping & Taping Guides

    AC Blocking Taping Guide & Video

    This AC Blocking taping guide and video is used when pain is present towards the front aspect of the shoulder at the coracoid process. To follow this guide you'll need a roll of tape and a roll of dressing fixing tape. Using: 3.8cm Zinc Oxide Tape Dressing Fixing Tape Step 1 Fixing tape is applied
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  • Products

    Ear Taping Guide & Video

    This ear taping guide is used to prevent cauliflower ears in rugby and requires one roll of tape and one roll of bandage and shears to follow the step below. Using: 2.5cm or 3.8cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm Crepe Bandage Bandage Shears Step 1 Wrap crepe bandage around the head two or three times and tigh
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  • Products

    Gluteal Unloading Taping Guide & Video

    This gluteal unloading taping technique is used for tight or a light strain towards the gluteal muscles and for lower back pain, you will need one kind of tape to follow these four steps. Using: 3.8cm Zinc Oxide Tape Step 1 Firstly, tape from the bottom, to the top of the mid line of the glutes. &
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  • Guides

    Kinesiology Tape: What it is and why to use it?

    Kinesiology Tape is used throughout the sporting world and is easily recognisable, it’s the bright strips of tape seen on knees, shoulders and backs. It is applied to the body to reduce pain, provide support, reduce swelling and improve performance all without restricting movement. Kinesiolog
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  • Guides

    J Taping Step-by-Step Guide & Video

    This J Taping step-by-step guide shows you how to protect the ACL ligament in the knee midway through rehabilitation and to prevent injury of it from reoccurring. Using: 2.5cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm EAB Step 1 Perform an anchor above and below the knee. Step 2 To perform the 'J' shape, tape down fro
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  • Ankle Injuries

    High Dye Taping Step-by-Step Guide & Vidoe

    This High Dye taping guide shows you how to prevent plantar fasciitis pain, repeated ankle sprains, ankle tendinitis, shin splints, fallen arches or calcaneal bursitis. You will need a single roll of tape to follow the four steps in this guide.  Using: 2.5cm Zinc Oxide Tape Step 1 An anchor i
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  • Guides

    Medial Ligament Taping Step-by-Step Guide & Video

    This taping guide will show you how to provides support to the medial collateral ligament following injury or to support unstable knees, you will need two kinds of tape and there are seven steps in this guide. Using: 2.5cm Zinc Oxide Tape 5cm EAB Step 1 Apply two anchors of zinc oxide above and be
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  • Guides

    AC Joint Separation Step-by-Step Taping Guide & Video

    Welcome to our AC Joint Separation step-by-step taping guide, in this guide you will require just two tapes to follow the three steps in this guide. Using: 3.8cm Zinc Oxide Tape Dressing fixing tape Applied to prevent acromio clavicular pain, visible separation or limited shoulder range of movemen
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  • Health and Wellbeing

    Cryotherapy The extreme cold therapy treatment

    The term Cryotherapy is more popular than ever, being used by several athletes and medical professionals but if it’s a term you are not familiar with and you want to learn what it means, the benefits and why it is so popular. Well, read on. What is Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is an upgrade of the
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  • Sport

    Lincoln City Goalkeepers, Hand Wrapping

    Here at Firstaid4sport we have been supporting our local club Lincoln City Football Club for many years. Recently we had a chat with Goal Keepers Paul Farman and Ross Etheridge, to find out how he wraps his hands for matches. When it comes to Goal Keepers, we know that they all use various tapes on
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