shoulder spica

Shoulder Spica Wrap
Provides mild support and anchors pads to absorb shock when preventing and treating shoulder
sprains and strains.
Materials include: 6” x 10 yards
elastic wrap, 2” elastic tape, and
1½” NE tape
Begin by having a patient stand with the hand on the lateral hip, with elbow bent.
Anchor the end on the mid-humerus and wrap in a lateral-to-medial direction.
At the posterior upper arm, continue around the chest and back to the shoulder.
Encircle the arm again and continue to alternate this and finish the wrap over the upper
arm or shoulder.
Use 2” elastic tape and apply
1-2 spica patterns over the