Elastic, inelastic adhesive bandage for joints and soft tissue
Elastic and inelastic functional adhesive bandaging helps to protect and support muscle-tendon and capsular ligament structures. The term functional bandage identifies the application of elastic or rigid tissue that supports the joint or soft tissue. It can be used immediately after injury, with a therapeutic purpose, as well as with a preventive purpose.
The term functional bandage identifies the application of elastic or rigid tapes that support the joint or soft tissue. The strapping is effective when stretch bandages are appropriately applied.
Frequently asked questions
What is a functional bandage?
This term refers to the application of an adhesive bandage tape that supports the joint or soft tissue, avoiding complete immobilisation. Functional bandages, whether elastic or anaelastic, can be used for a therapeutic purpose, immediately after injury, during rehabilitation or as a preventive bandage. It is one of the most important techniques for the physiotherapist, as it is a very valuable support in recovering from injuries, treating muscular trauma and receiving help in pain therapy.