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Study Shows Kinesio Taping Aids Prevention of Disorders Among Dancers

Study Shows Kinesio Taping Aids Prevention of Disorders Among Dancers

A scientific study completed in 2005 by Atsushi Futakawa, Director of Tera Natural Physical Condition Clinic, demonstrated that Kinesio Tape is a valuable complimentary therapy for a variety of disorders often experienced by professional and non-professional dancers. The study, entitled “Treatment for the Disorders of Dancers: Analysis of the Effects of Kinesio Taping on the […]

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RockTape Team Tapes Up Triathletes at Kona Ironman, then Cheers them on at “Hero Hill”

An article in the fall, 2011 issue of the RockTape Quarterly Quarry magazine tells the exciting tale of this year’s Ironman Championship triathlon held in Kona, Hawaii in October. The piece focuses on how the guys (and gals) from RockTape helped make a difference for the competition’s hard-working participants. The RockTape Expo held at the […]

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Kinesiology Taping DVD

New Kinesiology Taping Fundamentals DVD Describes 50-Plus Taping Techniques

The 90-minute DVD, Kinesiology Taping Fundamentals: A Therapist’s Guide for Treating Pain and Injury with Kinesiology Tape, provides detailed instructions for over 50 different kinesiology tape applications. Consisting of eight “chapters,” each with its own menu of taping techniques, the DVD represents the perfect marriage of the theoretical and practical aspects of kinesiology taping. The […]

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When NOT to Use Kinesiology Tape

When NOT to Use KT Tape – Or Any Other Kinesiology Tape

Like other manufacturers of the high-performance athletic tape that’s taken the world by storm, the makers of KT Tape are enthusiastic about their kinesiology tape and eager to see more people benefiting from it. Yet, they also realize that certain conditions receive no benefit from KT Tape – and could, in fact, become worse by […]

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Kinesiology Tape Therapy in Pediatric Disorders

Kinesiology Tape Therapy in Pediatric Disorders

A November, 2010 article in ADVANCE for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine (dated 11/29/10) documented the results of six case studies in which infants and children were treated with precut kinesiology tape for various neurological and developmental conditions. The article, entitled “Tales of the Tape: Case Studies on using Taping in Pediatric Care,” provided detailed […]

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McIlroy Goes the Distance after Injury at PGA Championship

McIlroy Goes the Distance after Injury at PGA Championship with a Little Help from Kinesio Tape

In August, PGA Open champion golfer Rory McIlroy showed the world what he was made of after an early injury that would probably have sidelined most other players. Playing the remainder of the round – a tough feat for an injured golfer – McIlroy demonstrated not only his own physical stamina and personal determination, but […]

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KT Taping for Running

From Runner’s World and KT Tape: Tips and Tools for Injury Prevention and Treatment

What do KT Tape and Runner’s World have in common? Both are excellent resources for helping runners avoid injury when that’s possible and treat it when it isn’t. Running injuries can often prove difficult to prevent – especially when a runner lacks a clear understanding of their cause and is therefore unable to be proactive […]

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KT Tape Publishes Four New Tape Applications

Since August 30th, the KT Tape blog, The Way We Roll, has posted descriptions and instructional videos explaining, step-by-step, how to prepare four new KT Tape applications for various conditions. (Links to the YouTube versions of these videos are listed at the end of this post.) The first post, dated August 30, 2011, describes how […]

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Kinesio Taping is a Powerful Adjunct to Physical Therapy

Experts Agree: Kinesio Taping is a Powerful Adjunct to Physical Therapy

Virtually all musculoskeletal problems may benefit from Kinesio taping. Kinesio Tape is becoming more widely recognized as a valuable part of the modern physical therapy program. Physical therapists all over the U.S. have discovered that Kinesio Tape can enhance the effectiveness of physical therapy, while improving the outcome of a wide array of other treatment […]

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PerformTex does the following

PerformTex: The New Kinesiology Tape on the Block Holds its Own Against the Big Guys

PerformTex kinesiology tape, the latest offering in the K-tape arena, is already receiving rave reviews. Called PTex for short, PerformTex Tape offers the same features as the leading brands, with a few extras thrown in for good measure – and it does so at a considerably lower cost than other kinesiology tapes. PTex Tape shares […]

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