Made from lengths of closely woven cotton are stretchy Tubular Bandage is a item popular in Sports Kits. When pain and inflammation occur, the use compression is important. It helps reduce swelling in two ways. By either stopping the swelling occurring or helping disperse fluids already there.
It is always best to apply the bandage in a double layer. It is often used as a bottom layer when applying plaster casts or removable splints.
You should place Tubular Bandage from the joint below to the joint above the injury. For example, if the injury is to the elbow you would place the bandage from the wrist to the shoulder.