Elastic bandage

What is Elastic bandage?

It is a "stretchable bandage used to create localized pressure".These are commonly used to treat muscle sprains and strains by reducing the flow of blood to a particular area by the application of even stable pressure which can restrict swelling at the place of injury. Elastic bandages are also used to treat bone fractures

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Leg Knee pain due to badminton playing

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Sprain or internal structure injury

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You must have hurt your internal...

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This is a follow-up to our chat of a few days ago re magnesium to alleviate intense muscle spasms in my thigh. It seems to be helping along with...

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You can double the dose of Tizanidine.

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The pain in the hamstrings after an...

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Hi, i broke my scaphoid about 8 yrs ago, it healed and i had no further problems. Over last week it has become so painful to the point i cant move...

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Tendonitis likely.

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The pain in the area is less likely to be due to...

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