What is Kinesio Taping?
The Kinesio Taping Method is a definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion.
How does Kinesio Taping work?
The Kinesio Taping Method is a therapeutic taping technique not only offering patients the support they are looking for, but also rehabilitating the affected condition. Kinesio Tape also helps alleviate pain by microscopically lifting the skin, increasing interstitial space to decrease the inflammation of the affected or injured area.
How does Kinesio Taping help you?
Kinesio tape is treatment that is used for many athletes. It is made of cotton as well as polymer elastic strands, which enables flexibility that can help enable a range of motion. It stabilizes the muscles of an injured area. In addition to adding flexibility and stability, it can reduce swelling, promoting blood flow to the muscles.
Kinesio Tape can be used to treat the following injuries
- Lower back pain
- Neck pain
- Posture Correction
- Shin Splints
- Tennis Elbow
- Plantar Fascitis
- Rotator Cuff
- Hamstring Injuries
- IT Band Injuries
- Archilles Tendonitis
What are the common uses of Kinesio Taping?
It has been proven to have positive physiological effects on the skin, lymphatic and circulatory system, fascia, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints. It can be used in conjunction with a multitude of other treatments and modalities within your clinic and is effective during the rehabilitative and chronic phases on an injury as well as being used for preventative measures.
What to expect during Kinesio Taping treatment?
When getting Kinesio Taping Treatment it is essential to get an evaluation as well as a full assessment.
The assessment includes observation of the injured area, and testing the muscles range of motion in order to determine the right types of treatment when given a specific diagnoses.