Patching is NOT always fun – actually, who am I kidding, I don’t think it’s ever really fun for our kiddos. But trying to make it as easy as possible for kids can help them on their patching journey.
If you’ve chosen to use adhesive patches for your child ensuring you apply them properly and remove them painlessly can be a big help in getting your kid to comply with the therapy.
In case you missed it, I provided my top tips for applying adhesive patches in a previous blog post. Once you’ve got that down pat, you can try these tips for removal.
Do remember that it can take some time for your child’s skin to get used to patching and some irritation can occur – but if they break out in a huge rash you need to stop patching immediately and ensure they are not allergic to any of the ingredients in the patch you’re using.
So, here are my top tips for removing adhesive patches.