What is Kinesio Tape? It is an elastic adhesive tape that is latex-free, hypoallergenic, water-resistant and wearable for days at a time.
Who can wear Kinesio Tape? It can be worn by elite athletes, weekend warriors, geriatric patients, pregnant women and pediatric patients.
What does Kinesio Tape do? It is applied over muscles to reduce pain and inflammation, relax overused or tired muscles and support muscles in movement on a 24 hour a day basis.
How does Kinesio Tape work? It alleviates discomfort and facilitates lymphatic drainage by microscopically lifting the skin. The lifting of the skin increases the interstitial space and allows for a decrease in inflammation, reducing pressure while creating a more effective flow of blood and lymphatic fluid in and out.
What can Kinesio Tape treat? It can treat anything from headaches, carpal tunnel, sprain/strains, disc injuries, knee and shoulder conditions.