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Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB Tape)

Elastic Adhesive Bandage (EAB Tape)

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Ultimate Performance Elastic Adhesive Bandage or EAB Tape is a strong, cotton based, elastic bandage. It has a zinc oxide based adhesive. It comes in 2.5cm, 5cm and 7.5cm widths and each roll is 4.5m long. Elastic adhesive bandage is ideal for use as a compression bandage and often used as anchors to attach support straps to. This is a strong tape therefore you need scissors to cut it.

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EAB tape is air permeable, flexible, breathable, non-marking and easily removable.

Roll and box sizes available:

  • 2.5cm x 4.5m (1 inch x 5 yards) Box of 24 rolls.
  • 5cm x 4.5m (2 inch x 5 yards) Single rolls
  • 5cm x 4.5m (2 inch x 5 yards) Box of 24 rolls

What is elastic adhesive bandage?

Elastic adhesive bandages are useful in sport for several reasons. Here are some key uses in sport:

Injury prevention

Elastic adhesive bandages provide support and stability to joints and muscles during high-impact activities. By supporting vulnerable areas, for example, ankles, knees, wrists, and elbows, EAB helps reduce the risk of sprains and strains.

Managing existing injuries

For athletes who have already suffered an injury, these bandages are crucial in the recovery and management process. They compress and support the injured area, as a result, helping to control swelling and protect muscles and joints whilst healing.


By providing support and stability, these bandages may also enhance an athlete's performance. They ensure that the muscles and joints align correctly, therefore, improving mechanical efficiency and power.

Elastic adhesive bandage for injury rehabilitation

During the rehabilitation process, EAB can be used to gradually reintroduce stress to injured areas. This helps in building strength without overloading the healing tissues.

Securing cold packs and protective equipment

Aside from their use on body parts, these bandages are also used to secure pads, guards, ice packs, or other equipment to the athlete’s body, ensuring they stay in place during movement.

Confidence and mental assurance

Athletes often feel more confident and secure when using these bandages as they provide a psychological sense of safety, potentially boosting performance.

Overall, the versatility and effectiveness of elastic adhesive bandages make them a staple in sports medicine kits across various sports disciplines.

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