c.Using your hand, keep pressure on the pillow bandage and start step 2.
2.Applying the Track Bandage
a.Position the track bandage midway between the knee and the pastern. In order tomaintain the position of your pillow wrap, start the track bandage by tucking theend under the cotton. b.Make one wrap around the leg in the same direction as the pillowc.Start wrapping down the leg as show in figure 2.1. Each layer should cover 50 %of the last layer.Figure 2.1 Applying the Track BandageSource: Martha’s Corner d.Once the lowest wrap of the track bandage is even with the bottom of the pillow,make one complete wrap around the leg.e.Start wrapping up the leg until the track bandage is even with the top of the pillow.f.If your track bandages have Velcro, secure the Velcro making sure they end onthe outside of the leg. Then continue on to step 3.
3.Pinning the Standing Bandage
a.Pin the track bandage on the outside of the leg just in front of the tendon. The pinfirst pin should be pinned at the upper corner of the track bandage with the sharpends pointing down. b.Pin the second pin at the lower corner of the track bandage, also with the sharpedges pointing down.
Standing bandages need to be put on correctly in order to be effective. The finished bandageshould feel firm but not too tight. Apply the pillow bandage, the track bandage, and then securethe bandage by pinning it.