Johnson & Johnson ELASTIKON Elastic Tape is a medical adhesive tape that's true to its name being highly elastic to twist and conform to the body. It is a dynamic pressure dressing used for a variety of applications such as securing wound dressings and adding pressure to large drainage wounds. It is also used as an athletic tape to add support and compression to injuries such as bone fractures or sprained muscles and tendons at the elbow, knee and ankle. The larger width ELASTIKON Elastic Bandage Tape is commonly used in binding the chest after a mastectomy surgery. The stretch allows user to add the comfortable amount of compression desired.