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6-7.
APPLY A FIGURE-EIGHT WRAP
A figure-eight wrap is used to limit joint movement of the hand, elbow, knee,
ankle, or foot. Figure 6-6 shows a figure-eight wrap applied to a hand.
Figure 6-6. Applying a figure-eight wrap.
a. Apply padding (usually gauze applied between the fingers or toes, around
bony areas, and/or in hollow areas).
b. Apply an anchor wrap below the joint (see figure 6-6 A).
c. Bring the roller bandage up diagonally and across the joint (wrist).
d. Wrap the roller bandage around the limb above the joint (circular wrap).
e. Bring the roller bandage down across the joint diagonally so that it crosses
the upward portion of the figure-eight wrap (see figure 6-6 B).
f. Take the roll behind the body part (fingers) and up diagonally across the joint
again. Overlap two-thirds of the previous upward wrap (see figure 6-6 C).
g. Take the roll behind the body part (wrist area) and down again diagonally,
overlapping the previous downward wrap.
h. Continue alternate upward and downward diagonal wraps until the joint is
sufficiently supported.
i. Apply a circular wrap above the joint.
j. Tape, clip, or tie the end of the bandage (see figure 6-6 D).
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