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Snow Sports

A Perfect Fit

Why would you need a fitting centre? A knee injury could spell the end of your skiing holidays, but if you manage an ACL tear effectively, you can continue to enjoy the snow for years to come. The right brace can help to get you back on the slopes, and back to your best, all […]

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Guides

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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Guides

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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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, or a person.

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Guides

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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First Aid Kits

Who we are, our beliefs and ethos.

The concept of Firstaid4sport was born after our Director Gemma was playing in a hockey match where a player was injured, and they were unable to find the first aid kit as it was hidden among the team’s black kits bags. Once it was found Gemma realised that the contents of the kit were no […]

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Guides

Tendons vs Ligaments

How do you know if you have damaged your ligament or your tendon? Well to be honest the reason there is such a confusing overlap of what is what and where, is because the two are very alike. The simplest way to put it is that tendons attach muscle to bone and ligaments attach bone […]

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Interviews

Firstaid4sport Ambassador – Reece Mitchell

We are proud to announce that Firstaid4sport will be supporting Reece Mitchell over the coming CrossFit season. Having finished in 3rd place at The CrossFit Games 2017 Teen 14-15 years, we are excited to see where this season leads to. Reece will be using our EAB Tear Light Tape, Kinesiology Tape and Chalk. With CrossFit Open […]

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Amir Khan

Pro Wrap! The UK's original Boxing Hand Gauze – The Story

It all started back in 2009, when Michael, our Director, was approached by Boxing Trainer, Dean Powell. Dean had just returned from Bulgaria with Boxer Amir Khan who was now in his professional career. Whilst out in Bulgaria, Amir had been using a simple gauze bandage to wrap his hands and protect them during training. […]

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