Foam Adhesive Tapes
Foam tape is a similar subset of cloth tape and has many similar characteristics and properties such as flexibility and stretch. Foam tapes have the added bonus of being able stretch across both the length and width. This makes very comfortable to use and highly effective for use with swelling areas or joints.
Microfoam or elastic foam tapes are available in rolls or also as patches. It is typically used in hospitals and/or medical clinics, but is also a great item to have in your medicine cabinet or first aid kit. Most often it is used to secure dressings, bandages and compresses. Because of it's flexible, conforming nature and gentle adhesion it is well suited to these kinds of applications.