Kinesio Tape is a latex-free, hypoallergenic, elastic and wearable for days at a time therapeutic tape for treatment for several clinical conditions including orthopedic, neurologic and other clinical pathologies. It is able to be used safely on a wide array of patients, from athletes, workers, geriatric and pediatric patients, even horses!
The application of the tape can be used in restoring normal circulation/lymphatic flow, normal muscle function, remodeling of fascial tissue, and even improve joint proprioception. The tapes unique properties allow the body to speed up the healing process while still providing the stability and support of structures (joints and muscles) without restricting normal function and range of motion. It is an effective addition to manual therapy performed by our therapists to prolong the benefits of soft tissue manipulation and other interventions.
Kinesio Tape has been proven to have positive physiological effects on the body and its ability to be used with other treatments and modalities in the clinic make it a great addition to your rehab plan.