Compression therapies used in the Wirral

4 layer system3 layer system
*Available on prescription. The 2nd and 3rd layers of both systems are washable and reusable, but in practice the 4 layer system was used once and discarded.
1st layerOrthopaedic wool paddingOrthopaedic wool padding
2nd layerCrepe bandage*High power, highly extensible, compression bandage*
3rd layerLow power, highly extensible, elastomeric compression bandageShaped tubular elastomeric bandage
4th layerMedium power, moderately extensible, cohesive bandage