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Kinesiology Tape Application Techniques

Kinesiology Tape – What Makes it Different?

It’s almost impossible to watch a sporting event these days without seeing one or more athletes wearing brightly colored strips of tape in interesting patterns on knees, shoulders, elbows and more. This special tape is called kinesiology tape and it appears to have all but replaced the traditional white sports tape that athletes have relied […]

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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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How to Tape an Ankle Sprain with StrengthTape Kinesiology Tape

Instructional Video – How to Tape an Ankle Sprain with StrengthTape

My previous post provided written step-by-step instructions for taping an ankle sprain with the StrengthTape Precut Ankle/Foot Taping Kit. For those of you who are more visual, here is the video. StrengthTape is made by LifeStrength, makers of the hugely popular ionic technology bracelets now worn around the world. StrengthTape is infused with the same […]

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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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Physio Tape

Physio Tape, K Tape, Athletic Tape – What’s the Difference?

Physio Tape and K Tape are different names for the same thing – a colorful therapeutic tape that has revolutionized the world of athletic taping. More commonly known as kinesiology tape, it first appeared on a handful of athletes at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but by the time the 2012 Olympics in London came around, […]

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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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Pediatric Kinesiology Taping

Pediatric Kinesiology Taping

Since the Beijing Olympics, kinesiology taping has exploded worldwide. Initially, the growth was in the sports world, but kinesiology taping has now crossed into mainstream medicine, with a huge influx of medical professionals now incorporating it into their treatment protocols. One area where kinesiology taping is experiencing a particularly rapid growth is in the field […]

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Pediatric Kinesiology Tape – Product Reviews

Once thought to be used primarily for sports injuries, the use of kinesiology tape is now adding an exciting new dimension to pediatric physical therapy. Used for conditions involving hypotonia, muscle weakness, improper joint alignment, postural issues and gait abnormalities, kinesiology taping has proved to be an effective adjunct to standard therapy modalities. Because each […]

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New, Improved KT Tape Videos Coming Soon

As 2012 begins, KT Tape is saying “out with the old and in with the new.” The company’s first major undertaking for 2012 is a complete overhaul of its extensive collection of taping application videos and written instructions. In addition to 11 totally new KT Tape applications, they will also be revising and upgrading many […]

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