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So you want to know how to use Dressing Retention Tape a.k.a. SPORTTAPE FIXATION TAPE?SPORTTAPE FIXATION TAPE is our alternative to other dressing retention tapes.SPORTTAPE FIXATION TAPE has been designed with the pitch-side therapist in mind, offering a more affordable dressing retention tape.
Fix Tape is very easy to use but does need some pre-taping preparation. We recommend that you cut any strips of FIXATION TAPE in advance to save you time in the clinic, or on game-day.
Measure the length of FIXATION TAPE that you are going to need, and cut it to size. Larger areas such as the shoulder and quad may need a 10CM FIXATION TAPE.If you are nearing the end of the roll, the tape will want to roll back up. Rolling the tape in the opposite direction helps to keep the tape flat, making it easier to measure, cut and apply.
The backing tape is cut down the centre, making it easy to remove once you’ve cut your strips. Simply peel away each side to reveal the adhesive. WE FIND IT EASIER TO RIP THE BACKING PAPER IN THE CENTRE, AND THEN PEEL BOTH SIDES AT ONCE.
If you are working with a long strip of FIXATION TAPE, we would recommend sticking one end to a bed or bench to help you maintain control over the roll as you peel it.
The final step is to stick your tape onto the skin. Place it at the same angle that you are going to stick your ZINC OXIDE TAPE over the top, making sure you have enough width of Fix Tape to cover the entire area that is going to be taped above.
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