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Kinesio Taping

kinesio taping

It has been proven to have positive physiological effects, and it can be used in conjunction with a multitude of other treatments and modalities.

Kinesio taping is a rehabilitate technique designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process. It can help provide support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting range of motion. The taping method is used to reduce pain, decrease swelling, re-educate neuromuscular system, enhance performance, and promote healing

The Method

Kinesio tape works by targeting different receptors within the somatosensory system. It can alleviate pain and facilitate lymphatic drainage by microscopically lifting the skin. This lifting affect forms convolutions in the skin thus increasing interstitial space and allowing for a decrease in inflammation of the affected areas.

Kinesio® Tex Tape can be applied in hundreds of ways, and it has the ability to re-educate the neuromuscular system, reduce pain and inflammation, optimize performance, prevent injury and promote good circulation and healing, and assist in returning the body to homeostasis.

The Benefit

Kinesio tape is safe for populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric, and successfully treats a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular and neurological conditions. This latex-free tape can be worn for days at a time. It has been proven to have positive physiological effects, and it can be used in conjunction with a multitude of other treatments and modalities.