Medicine Monday: Elastic Bandages

Ace Bandage by Jyn Meyer

Elastic Bandages and Camping

Remember: Safety first!

Whether you’re long term camping, hiking, living in a tent, or a weekend warrior, a fully stocked first aid kit could mean the difference between enjoying your trip and dreading ever heading out again.


I tried my hand at creating another infographic:

It’s simple, but gives you the highlights for what elastic bandages should (and should not) be used for.


A reminder: no Ace, or other brand, of elastic bandage should ever be used for chest binding. If you, or a friend, keep this practice, I can help put you in contact with assistance. Don’t risk your life or affect your bones and health. There are solutions, including those that avoid spending money, and don’t involve surgery.

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