An elastic bandage, not very tight, put on above the knee will help the cure.
At the end of two or three weeks the patient is allowed up, wearing an elastic bandage.
The toe is drawn down to the splint by passing a loop of cotton or elastic bandage round the toe and through the slots.
The elastic bandage must always be placed upon a healthy area, proximal to the diseased part.
The induction of hyperæmia by means of massage, the elastic bandage, and hot-air baths is often of service.