Kinesio Taping

The Kinesio Taping® Method…

The Kineso Method enhances the body’s natural healing process and provides support through the muscles.

How can something so gentle be so effective to reduce pain?
KTM allows for full range of motion . It does not negatively affect circulation, since there is no wrapping, and therefore no impediment of blood flow. KTM is a “light” modality. In rehabilitative applications it works continuously, so each treatment can continue for 3 to 5 days. KTM is like having healing hands to put on the area 24 – 7.

Conditions Treated

Kinesio treats a wide variety of conditions due to its ability to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, relax the muscles, enhance performance and facilitate rehabilitation while supporting muscles in movement.

Some examples include:

  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Headaches (tension)
  • Whiplash
  • Torticollis
  • Shoulder Impingement/Subluxation
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Bicipital Tendonitis
  • Tennis/Golfers Elbow
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Forward Shoulder
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Shin Splits
  • Foot Drop
  • Herniated Disk
  • Sciatica
  • Low Back Sprain/Strain
  • Sacroiliac Sprain/Strain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Quadriceps Strain
  • Toe Cramps
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Meniscus Tear (minor)
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Calf Cramps
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post Operative/Traumatic Edema
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Headaches (Migraine)
  • Frozen Shoulder
Some features of Kinesio Tex Tape® are:
  • 100% cotton and latex free
  • Elasticity of up to 30-40% from resting length
  • Tape is applied with 10% stretch
  • Medical grade, heat sensitive acrylic adhesive
  • Allows the skin to breathe
  • Thickness and weight approximates that of skin
  • Easily tolerated
  • Allows range of motion and does not restrict like conventional athletic tape
  • Elastic properties support and reduce muscle fatigue
  • Facilitated myofascial release and improves lymphatic flow – in turn reducing pain and swelling
  • Can be worn for several days (3-5) without
    re-application
  • Cost effective
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