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Which taping or strapping do I choose?

Which taping or strapping do I choose? It’s the age old question. You suffer an injury and want to avoid further damage but you don’t want to give up participating in your favourite sport. So what taping do you use? What is going to work best? And which will make sure you’re protected? Well do […]

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First Aid Kit Maintenance Checklist

A first aid kit is something you never want to need, but when you do need it is very important that all your first aid content is sterile, in date and undamaged.

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Ligaments and Tendon Injuries Explained

The two injuries are very alike, and this is what causes a confusing overlap between the two. A simple way to destining between the two is that a tendon attaches a muscle to bone whereas a ligament attaches bone to bone.

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A Guide To Calf Strains

A calf strain is an injury which occurs when the muscle at the back of the lower leg becomes damaged or inflamed due to excessive strain or force being placed on the calf muscle.

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5 Tips for Cycling This Winter

With the clocks set to go back one hour this Sunday (27/10/19) it means that the winter is officially upon us. Although the change is designed to give us an extra hour of light after work, may people will still find themselves cycling in the dark, so here are a few tips for those winter rides.

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A Guide to Purchasing your Knee Brace

Buying a Knee brace be it your first or a replacement is a daunting process. Knee braces come in several different shapes and sizes, as well as offering different levels of support it is difficult to be sure what brace is right for you and your injury.

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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, or a person.

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Know your tape ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup is less than 24 hours away and with such little time left to wait until kick-off we here at FirstAid4Sport have compiled a guide to all the taping you’ll see take place on the field throughout the next six weeks.   At 11:15AM (BST) tomorrow Japan take on Russia in the […]

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What do I need in a first aid kit?

We all know the many health benefits of sport, but what do we do when things don’t go to plan and injury strikes? We reach for the first aid kit! Quite often there’s little time to think, so a well organised, easily accessible first aid kit is essential to reduce the amount of downtime and […]

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