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A Few Reasons Why You Definitely Need A First Aid Kit

A whopping 44% of Americans don’t have a First Aid Kit.

And hey, no one’s suggesting we all need to become doctors, but there are definitely some basic acts of first aid kindness we can all do for ourselves and others, regardless of our background. We can all give a bandaid to our kid. We can offer someone a hand of gauze. We can take some ibuprofen for a headache after fighting all day for a worthy cause. We can even learn how to stop bleeds, bandage wounds, lessen pain, and mend a strain.

Now, you can indeed create your own basic first aid kit using products purchased from a pharmacy, and we’re all about that. DIY the heck out of your life using our customized list in our app! We love that for you.

Though, if you are relatively new to the readiness realm, or simply don’t have much time, or you’re tired of this rhyme, go ahead and get a pre-packaged first aid kit.

Tell me why, ain’t nothing but a First Aid Kit, right?

You’re our greatest hope. After calling 911, the time for EMS to arrive is around 10 to 20 minutes. What’s more, a study commissioned by the British Red Cross found that up to 59% of deaths from injury could have been prevented if first aid was given before EMS arrived. In emergency situations, clearly every second counts. Having a kit at your fingertips can save lives.

Peace of mind. According to the CDC, unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for people ages 1 to 44. Being prepared for an emergency can bring you the simple reassurance that no matter what happens, you have the resources to deal with it right away as best you can.

Everything in one place just in case. Let's face it, first-aid items have a tendency to become first-aid scattered-all-over-our-home-kits. A ready-to-go first-aid kit contains all vital medical products in one easy location without the added frantic searching.

How on-the-go can you go? You can really take a first-aid kit with you anywhere, whether you’re traveling, or living/working in a small space. We recommend keeping one in your home, your car, and your Go Bag. Put them in your friends’ cars too!

All this to say, a bare-bones first aid kit (or "FAK" as we like to call them) is a must-have, but there's always an opportunity to make your FAK a little more life-saving with even more advanced tools and supplies.

These are hands down amazing. Those are the FAKs, folks!

We’ve got FAKs that literally fit inside a water bottle to hitch a ride with you anywhere, and we’ve got not-messing-around FAKs that have literally been assembled by paramedics. We’ve got everything in between too. So wherever you are on your readiness journey, we’ve got a FAK for you!

Pain Stopper
Pain Stopper
Pain Stopper
Pain Stopper
Pain Stopper

Pain Stopper


Not your average first aid kit! The Pain Stopper has everything you need for comprehensive first aid treatment and then some. Great for the home, off-roading, international travel, backpacking adventures, boating, and the car.  Packaged up in a MOLLE rip-away utility pouch, this kit is easy to grab, hang, or attach to anything. Wherever you go, it's good to know that you can keep your kit in tow.

First Aid
(1) First Aid Patch
(1) CPR Face Shield
(2) Pair of non-latex medical gloves
(1) Trauma shears
(1) Mylar Foil Emergency Blanket
(1) Emergency whistle
(1) Tweezers
(1) Tourniquet w/ sharpie
(1) OLAES 4" Modular Bandage (israeli style)
(1) Roll of medical tape (1”x 10 yards)
(10) Alcohol Prep pad
(10) Adhesive bandage (Band-Aids: Small & Large)
(1) Roll Gauze 4"x4yrd 
(2) 4x4 Gauze sponge
(3) Aspirin (325mg x2)
(3) Ibuprofen (200mg x 2)
(2) Acetaminophen pain/fever reducer (500mg x2)
(3) Diotame (antidiarrheal/upset stomach reliever x2)
(4) Diphen (25mg Diphenhydramine)
(3) Hydrocortisone cream
(3) Burn cream w/ lidocaine
(3) Triple antibiotic packet
(3) Benzocaine (oral pain relief gel)
(3) Insect sting relief pad
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Pain Stopper Pro
Pain Stopper Pro
Pain Stopper Pro
Pain Stopper Pro

Pain Stopper Pro


And now, the queen of all first aid kits! The Pain Stopper Pro has everything you need for advanced first aid treatment. Hand-assembled by working Paramedics and Critical Care Nurses, this pro kit is like a mini-ER in bag form. Unlike anything you can get at your local store, the Pain Stopper Pro is great for the home, traveling, backpacking trips, and especially high-risk situations that might require a serious medical response. It's packed to the gills with wound care, medications, bleeding control, and more. What's more, it's easy to store.

First Aid 
(1) CPR Face shield
(1) Tourniquet/shears holster
(4) Pair of non-latex medical gloves
(1) Hand 2oz sanitizer
(1) LED Flashlight w/ strobe feature
(1) Seatbelt cutter/glass breaker combo tool
(1) Trauma shears
(1) 5.5" Stainless steel hemostat (for fishing hook removal)
(1) Emergency whistle
Trauma/Wound Care
(1) Tourniquet w/ sharpie
(1) 4" OLAES Bandage (Israeli style)
(1) Roll of medical tape (1”x 10 yards)
(10) Adhesive bandage (Band-Aid style: small & large)
(3) Triple antibiotic gel packet
(1) Roll gauze (4”x4.1yrd)
(4) 4x4” sterile gauze pad
(1) 8x10" Abdominal gauze pad
(1) Package of compressed gauze bandaging
(1) Triangular bandage w/ safety pins
(1) 6" Elastic bandage
(2) 4x4" Moleskin blister padding
(1) Mylar foil emergency blanket
(2) 1oz Hydrogen peroxide 3% packets
(2) Anti-septic wipe
(10) Alcohol prep pad
(5) Aspirin (325mg x2 per packet)
(5) Ibuprofen (200mg x 2 per packet)
(5) Electrolyte supplement tablet packet
(5) Diotame antidiarrheal/upset stomach (x2 per packet)(4) Acetaminophen pain/fever reducer (500mg)
(4) Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Caffeine combo tablet
(4) Diphen (25mg Diphenhydramine)
(4) Honey Packet (for diabetic emergencies) 
(6) Hydrocortisone cream
(6) Burn cream w/ lidocaine
(6) Benzocaine (oral pain relief gel)
(4) Sunscreen 30SPF 1/8oz
(2) 15ml eye wash
(6) Insect sting relief pad


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Some parting FAK tips to ponder while you wander:

  • Consider signing up for a first aid class near you, because one thing is having a FAK, and the other is knowing exactly what to do with it.
  • Inform all your family members about where your kit is located, what it contains, and how everything should be used.
  • Make sure that it’s properly stocked, well maintained when things run out, and that the items didn’t pass the expiration date.
  • Two kits are better than one. Honestly, the more FAKs the better!

No matter what:
don’t worry, be ready.