Unroll the bandage completely and wash it in a warm (not hot) soapy solution.
Do not stretch the bandage out while it is wet.
Rinse in warm water and gently squeeze it to remove excess water.
Then, lay the bandage out straight to dry (or hang it over a shower rod.
Can you wash and reuse ace bandages?
First, if your support has hinges, remove them. Then close all straps and fasteners and hand wash with mild soap in warm (not hot) water. Rinse well and air dry. DO NOT machine wash, tumble dry, dry clean or use fabric softener or bleach on the brace.
Can you wash an ace bandage with Velcro?
With the ACE bandage with Velcro Closure you can be sure that you will get the support you need at the level you want. Each bandage is easily washable for continued use and is designed to retain it’s elasticity wash after wash to ensure quality and longevity.
How do you clean a bandage?
Bandages are best washed in warm water (between 108 – 140oF); if the bandages are very dirty, they may be boil-washed up to 203oF. It is best to have more than one set of bandages – one to wear, one to wash.
How long should you leave an Ace bandage on?
To help with blood flow, take off the bandage 2 times a day if OK with your caregiver. Leave it off for a few minutes and wrap it again.