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Skill of the Month: Ankle Wrapping

Here is the video for January’s Skill of the Month: Ankle Wrapping. Watch it a bunch of times and practice it on your friends. We’ll be working on it together at the Skill of the Month meeting on the Third Thursday – January 21st.

Assessing and Managine a Sprained Ankle: Basket Weave and Heel Lock Taping Techniques from Sam Coffman on Vimeo.

Considerations for an Herbal First Aid Kit

my three first aid kits and our kitten, glory.
my three first aid kits and our kitten, glory.
Why should you carry a first aid kit? Think about the places you go every day – the grocery store, a restaurant, the subway, a kids’ soccer game: if something happened, do you know where to find a first aid kit? If you did find one, would you know how to use it? Would it have what you need?

It doesn’t have to be a full-on disaster scenario to need a first aid kit: a reasonably minor subway accident, for example, will still have injuries. Anyone can step off the curb wrong and twist their ankle, or kids running around can scrape knees. If you carry your own kit, you always know that you have what you need! Continue reading “Considerations for an Herbal First Aid Kit”