If you’ve been watching sports lately you might’ve noticed an unusual tape that athletes have been wearing, this tape is called Kinesio Tape. The Kensio Tape methods was created by Dr. Kenzo Kase, DC in order to facilitate healing and prevent re-injuy. Below is an except from their website www.kinesiotaping.com.
“The Kinesio Taping Method is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while allowing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. It is used to successfully treat a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and medical conditions. Both Kinesio® Tex Tape and the training protocol have shown results that would have been unheard of using older methods and materials.”
In the time that we have been using Kenisiotape we have seen it benefit a number of our patients with a variety of conditions such as:
Kinesio Tape has also been shown to help with preventing re-injuring the body by providing feedback to the muscles and joints. This feedback increases the “intelligence” of the body and prevents future injuries.
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