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PowerTaping Manual, 3rd Edition

New PowerTaping Manual – Fascial Movement Taping

The long-anticipated 3rd edition of RockTape’s PowerTaping Manual has finally been released, and it was definitely worth the wait. Subtitled, “Theories and Practical Applications of Fascial Movement Taping,” the manual again extends the boundaries of kinesiology taping for both rehabilitation and performance enhancement. As with previous versions, the book is separated into sections for rehab […]

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Kinesiology Taping DVD's and Instruction Manuals

Learn about Kinesiology Taping – DVD’s and Manuals

The explosive growth in the use of kinesiology tape has created a need for instructional materials for those who want to learn the principles of kinesiology taping as well as application techniques. Consumers need to learn how to apply kinesiology tape for their sports injuries and everyday aches and pains, while health professionals require in-depth […]

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Kinesiology Taping Information Online

Learn About Kinesiology Taping – Online Resources

In the last few years, kinesiology taping has gone from a relatively unknown therapeutic modality to a worldwide phenomenon. The brightly colored tape is now a common sight at international sporting events, recreational activities and even on the street . The ability of kinesiology tape to relieve pain, reduce swelling, activate muscles and enhance recovery […]

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StrengthTape Ankle/Foot Kinesiology Taping Kit

How to Tape a Sprained Ankle with StrengthTape Kinesiology Tape

StrengthTape is a special kinesiology tape that is infused with particles of charged minerals and gemstones. These particles emit negative ions or anions that are absorbed through the skin into the body, where they increase antioxidant activity, protecting cells from free radical damage associated with overuse or injuries. This mechanism enhances the pain-relieving and healing […]

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Kenzo Kaze- Creator of Kinesio Tape and the Kinesio Taping Method

The Kinesio Taping Method – How to Apply Kinesio Tape

Dr. Kenzo Kaze, a Japanese chiropractor, invented Kinesio Tape over 30 years ago. After spending over 2 decades in relative obscurity, the appearance of the tape on several scantily clad athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics led to an explosion in its use around the world. Since then, KinesioTape has become a household word and […]

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Kinesio Tape Neck Precut Application

Instructional Video – Precut Kinesio Tape Neck Support

The Precut Kinesio Tape Neck application is suitable for use by those with pain and muscle spasms in the neck. It provides light support and pain relief to the neck without restricting movement. It enhances circulation to the injured area, relieving pain, reducing inflammation and accelerating the healing process. Each application can be worn for 3-5 days, […]

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How to Apply the Precut Kinesio Tape Neck Application

Neck injuries, whether mild or severe, can lead to incapacitating neck pain and muscle spasms which may impact your ability to go about your daily activities. Sudden onset neck pain can be caused by such seemingly innocuous activities as sitting at the computer for too long, lifting something the wrong way or sleeping in a […]

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How to Get Kinesiology Tape to Stick

When Kinesiology Tape Won’t Stick

Although a kinesiology tape application can only be worn once, depending on the brand and format, most kinesiology tape is designed to remain in place and provide therapeutic benefits from 3-7 days. If your tape is not staying on this long, look at the following list of common culprits: . 1. The skin was not […]

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How to Apply Kinesiology Tape

How to Apply Kinesiology Tape – Step 2: Application

Following a few simple tips for applying kinesiology tape can make the difference between a successful application and one that doesn’t product the desired results. My last post described how to prepare the skin and the tape for a successful kinesiology taping application. Now we’re going to look at proper technique for applying the tape […]

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Applying Kinesiology Tape

How to Apply Kinesiology Tape – Step 1: Preparation

“Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance” This famous saying applies equally well to  kinesiology taping as to life. In the case of applying kinesiology tape, good performance consists of: (a) achieving the therapeutic goal(s) for the application,  and (b) maximizing the number of days the tape stays on. To achieve these goals, proper preparation of both […]

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