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ACE™ Brand Self-Adhering Bandage

  • Self-adhering design means no clips are needed
  • Provides moderate support to weak, sore muscles and joints
  • Comfortable design is intended for prolonged wear
  • Easy-to-use design is hassle-free
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The ACE™ Self-Adhering Elastic Bandage delivers comfortable support during activities like high-intensity interval training and soccer. The wrap design lets you customize the perfect fit, and the self-adhering closure lets you secure the wrap without clips. Don't let minor strains keep you from joining in on the action. Rely on the support of the ACE™ Self-Adhering Elastic Bandage and keep doing the activities you love.

  • Self-adhering design means no clips are needed
  • Provides moderate support to weak, sore muscles and joints
  • Comfortable design is intended for prolonged wear
  • Easy-to-use design is hassle-free
  • Fits discreetly under clothing
  • Wrap design conforms to multiple body parts for versatility
  • Soft feel is comfortable against your skin
  • Adheres to itself for ease of use
  • Size: 3”, 4”
  • ACE™ is America's most trusted brand of braces, supports and elastic bandages* (*Based on 2015 TNS Brand Health tracking of braces, supports and elastic bandages).
  • Supported by our expert panel of engineers and medical professionals.

  • How to Wear


    1. Start wrapping at ball of foot, continuing under foot from inside to outside.

    Step One

    2. Make 2 or 3 turns around foot moving towards ankle with each turn overlapping one-half of the previous layer. Begin a figure-eight turn bringing bandage up outside of foot, over instep and inside around ankle.

    Step Two

    3. Continue down inside of foot around heel, back up over instep, down under foot, and back up completely around ankle.

    Step Three

    4. Repeat figure-eight 2 or 3 times overlapping one-half of the previous layer and rising above the ankle.

    Step Four

    Care Instructions

    To Clean the Bandage: Unroll the bandage. Rinse the bandage in lukewarm water by hand. To prolong the life of the bandage's self-adhesive property, DO NOT use detergent or scrub the bandage. Dry the bandage by laying it out flat on a clean surface while separating those places where it is sticking together.

    DO NOT machine dry or iron the bandage. After the bandage has dried, re-roll it for future use. Because of the bandage's unique self-adhesive feature, it will stick to itself through several wearings. After this time, it is necessary to use a fresh bandage.

    NOTE: Washing will generally reduce the degree of self-adhesiveness.

Attribute Name
Securing Hot/Cold, Support/Compression
Body Part
Abdomen, Ankle, Back, Calf, Elbow, Foot, Knee, Multi-Purpose, Protective Gear, Shoulder, Wrist
Closure Method
Color Family
Ideal For
Baseball, Basketball, Cross training, Football, Golf, Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Recovery, Sprains & Strains, Swelling
Overall Width (Imperial)
2 in, 3 in, 4 in
Performance Zone Category
Injury Care
Product Color
Beige, Tan
Product Type
Breathable, Non Latex Containing, Reusable
Selling Country
United States
2" width, 3" width, 4 in, 4" width
Sizes Available
2" width, 3" width, 3" width: Ideal for ankle, elbow and knee, 4" width
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Support Level
Support Level Description
Provides adjustable levels of compression, support and therapeutic heat retention to help relieve symptoms associated with strains, sprains, arthritis and muscle pain.
Use For
Sprains, strains, swelling, general soreness, securing hot/cold packs
Customer Reviews
ACE™ Brand Self-Adhering Bandage is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 225.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not worth it Worked for one day. Tried to put it on day 2 and it won’t stick. Wish I bought the tried and true one with the hooks.
Date published: 2020-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Self stick I bought this product to cover a cut so the bandage would stay clean. I was very impressed that even after washing the product it still stayed sticky
Date published: 2020-02-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not reusable I’m having no issue with adherence. In fact, after use, it curls to the point that when I remove it, it adheres to itself in the shape of a shoestring or Twizzler. This makes it unusable since it’s virtually impossible to flatten out, almost permanently stuck to itself. Any ideas on how to correct this to become useable again? For the cost, seems ridiculous for a one-time application.
Date published: 2019-12-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from bought two of them but if re-adjusted, won't hold I bought two of the ace bandages 4 inch and wore each a day or so. Then I tried to re-adjust them for less swelling/ comfort, but they will not hold together anymore. What can I do? I thought they were just what I needed, but I guess not now.
Date published: 2019-12-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible product. Sticks to everything but itself. Is very uncomfortable to wear.
Date published: 2019-09-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from self adhesive wont stick after 1 day bought this bandage from a local pharmacy for ball of the foot pain. it worked wonderfully. however, the adhesive wont stick after readjusting the bandage
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn’t last I purchased this today at 2 pm and it will not stay stuck to itself at 8pm. I wasted my money on this. I had to use a safety pin to hold it together
Date published: 2019-04-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible - Waste of Money Does not stick to itself. Surprises it carries the 3M Brand.
Date published: 2018-11-28
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Caution: If any skin irritation occurs, discontinue use and consult a physician.
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