Coban Wrap has both many medical and athletic applications. Coban can be used as a compression bandage to reduce or stop bleeding while promoting circulation and healing. It can reduce bruising and help control swelling. Sports enthusiast use Coban as a support wrap for the foot, ankle, leg, knee, shin or other parts of the body. Hospital and clinical applications include holding IV's in place, affixing monitors, vascular post-operative wrap, support wrap, bandage, edema control, leg ulcer wrap and finger immobilization. Coban tape is often used as an over wrap in conjunction with the Unna Boot found at VitalityMedical.com.