Crepe bandages are ideal for treating minor sprains and muscle injuries. It provides light support in the compression stage. The support is necessary to prevent further injury because of any wrong movement. It also prevents further swelling and further strain on the injured muscle. Apart from strains, it is widely used for keeping gauze place and stemming the bleeding. Ensure the bandage is not tied extremely tight for proper blood circulation. In case any tingling sensation or numbness is felt, you should remove the bandage and rebind it. The common use of crepe bandages is for injuries during physical activities.