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Bandages, Traction

Definition : Bandages designed to place and fit orthoses and other orthopedic devices. These bandages typically consist of wide strips made of crepe, linen, foam rubber or other materials with sturdy fabric backing and may include an adhesive layer. Skin traction bandages are usually placed on the skin and connected to hanging weights or traction units. They are intended to manage fractures (e.g., to keep bones aligned in the case of fracture or dislocation) or to immobilize a swollen or injured joint; traction bandages are more frequently used in elderly patients during orthopedic-traction procedures.

Entry Terms : "Traction Bandages"

UMDC code : 10289

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Jobri LLC

Company Type: Parent

Established in July 1997, Jobri manufactures ergonomic back supports, ergonomic chairs, orthopedic soft goods and sleep products. The company distributes these products to retail stores, home healthcare distributors and medical catalog companies throughout the USA and many international countries in Europe, Asia and South America.

TETRA Medical Supply Corp

Company Type: Parent

The Tetra Company was founded in Chicago, IL, in a single office on the second floor at 350 N. Clark Street, in 1913 with one product - "The TETRA Bandage" - an all cotton bandage that derived its "stretch" by twisting the cotton threads very tightly.

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