Kinesio Taping is a technique that is believed to improve joint health. It can also be used to reduce the risk of injuries in athletes. This technique, which involves using Kinesio Tex Tape to wrap certain parts of the body, offers several benefits compared to more traditional types of sports taping methods.
Does Not Restrict Range of Motion
Unlike other forms of sports tape, this heat-activated tape is flexible and does not restrict range of motion. Instead, it allows you to fully perform in sports activities or perform other tasks while providing your muscles with support. In contrast, other forms of sports taping techniques involve wrapping tape tightly around joints in order to keep them stable and support them. Kinesio Taping is thought to result in improved muscle performance and less soreness and fatigue following physical activity. It might also help ensure proper joint alignment to help these parts of the body function more effectively.
Promotes Recovery from Injuries
Kinesio Taping is sometimes used during the rehabilitation process for patients who have had surgery to repair injuries. It is thought to help the recovery process by improving the flow of lymphatic fluids, promoting lymph drainage and encouraging healthy circulation, which helps reduce inflammation and soreness. Physical therapists, chiropractors, occupational therapists and other medical professionals sometimes use Kinesio Taping to help patients recover.
Easy to Use
One of the main benefits of Kinesio Taping is that it is easy to use compared to other taping methods. Athletes who use this technique can quickly learn how to apply the tape on the affected joint or joints the right way. Kinesio Taping can also be used for longer periods of time if needed.
If you are interested in learning more about Kinesio Taping for better joint health, please contact us. One of our orthopedic specialists can provide you with the information you need and help determine the most effective form of treatment for joint pain relief.