Kinesio Taping

Kinesis Taping technique is an elastic therapeutic taping method that allows for treatment for all types of clinical conditions for acute, subacute, chronic and rehabilitation. It allows for and assist in normal circulation (lymphatic flow), decreasing pain while assisting in muscle, fascia and joint function.

 

Kinesio tape is comprised of a polymer elastic strand wrapped by 100% cotton fibers, the cotton fibers allow for evaporation of body moisture. There is no latex in Kinesio tape. The adhesive is 100% acrylic and almost identical to the human skin.

 

Kinesiology tape is an that is used for treating athletic injuries and a variety of physical disorders. For the first decade after its introduction practitioners in Japan were the main users of the therapeutic kinesiology tape. By 1988 the tape had been adopted by Japanese Olympic and professional athletes before spreading across the world.

 

You have probably noticed more professional athletes use kinesiology taping improve their sporting performance, prevent injury and allow them to return to sport quicker.

Therapeutic K-Tape can benefit, and support:

Acute Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Muscle Strains 

  • Ligament Sprains

  • Bruising or Haematoma  

 

Muscle Facilitation 

  • Muscle Weakness

  • Hypotonia - Low Muscle Tone

Joint Proprioception Retraining

  • Joint Alignment and Malt racking

  • Joint instability or Hypermobility

  • Poor Posture: Round Shoulders, Slouched Spine

  • Scapular Instability (SICK)

 

Bone Injuries

  • Post-fracture support

  • Teno-periosteal support (shin splints)

  • Adolescent Growing Pains

 

Tendinopathies

  • Tendonitis 

  • Tendinosis

 

Fasciopathies

  • Plantar Fasciitis

 

Systemic Conditions

  • Osteoarthritis 

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis 

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

  • Lupus

  • Fibromyalgia 

 

Swelling and Edema

  • Lymphoedema 

  • Joint Swelling 

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