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How to avoid & treat blisters - medic from Dragon's Back & Cape Wrath Ultra Nikki Sommers. Scroll down for links to all the blister care resources, tapes and creams Nikki recommended.
For all the disgusting blister images see the original YouTube live chat here! https://youtu.be/fs-Y3qMtGQU
Nikki has completed the Cape Wrath Ultra 2018, Winter Spine Race 2020 and she's aiming for the Dragon's Back Race 2022. She's an A&E consultant and race medic for Ourea Events who run the Dragon's Back, Cape Wrath Ultra, and the Skypine Scotland.
This is a very useful blister care guide from Ourea Events
Fixing your Feet blister care book:
K-Tape (Rocktape is the best brand)
Moleskin padding for under K-tape
Hypafix self-Adhesive tape for flat body areas like back & shoulders
2 Toms Blister anti-chafe liquid
2 Toms Blister anti-chafe powder
Squirrel's Nut Butter anti chafe cream
Sudocrem healing chafed skin cream
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