What is Kinesio Taping?
Kiniesio Taping is a rehabilitation technique designed to facilitate the body’s healing process by providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. It is suggested that it does this by increasing interstitial space and alleviating interstitial pressures which occur from swelling post injury. It has been used for some time now in sports for prevention and treatment of injuries and has become more popular in recent years.
What are the uses of Kinesio Tape?
Kinesio Tape can be used to help with swelling, scar tissue management, pain management, and facilitation of muscles. Most commonly, Kinesio tape is used for taping shoulders and knees.
Is Kinesio Tape safe?
Very much so. It is latex-free, hypoallergenic, and wearable for days at a time – even in the shower. There are very few conditions in which Kinesio Tape is contraindicated.
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