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Guide to purchase of therapy supplies

Please be advised the hand therapy department favours no single company or provider over another. This leaflet has been designed to provide a resource of several purchase options.

Please liaise with your therapist for details of purchase recommendations specific to your treatment plan.

Coban / Self-adhering bandage

Uses: swelling reduction, light support, protection. Note: allow 50% overlap when applying, begin at the tip. Price range: £1.50– £5.50


Leukoplast / Zinc oxide tape

Uses: non-stretch sticking tape, splint fixation. Price range: £2.00- £3.50


Tubigrip / Tubular support bandage

Uses: splint lining, support, compression. Price range: £1.75-£3.50



Uses: resistance exercises. Note: liaise with your therapist for resistance level recommendations. Price range: £2.50 - £6.00


Scar massager / Mini massager

Uses: scar massage, desensitisation. Note: refer to your therapist’s massage recommendations. Price range: £22.90 – £32.00


Waterproof covers

Uses: waterproofing for splints and dressings. Price range: £9.50 - £20.00



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