Best Kinesio Taping Treatment


Overview

Kinesio Taping involves thin and flexible tape which helps in correcting the alignment of the weak muscles and providing support to the joints and muscles. It is also meant to relieve pain and swelling. When the tape is applied to your body, it creates a little space between your skin and the tissue. It even improves the circulation of blood thus relieving pain and swelling.

Uses

Kinesio taping is used to treat various medical conditions such as aiding muscle movement, treating injuries, managing scars, etc. It is even used to support weak joints. It adds extra support to the joints or muscles that need it. It helps athletes enhance their performance by protecting them against their injuries.

Precautions

There are certain circumstances where you should not use Kinesio taping in order to avoid harm. Tumors, Open wounds, diabetes, skin problem, fracture, etc are some of the cases in which you should avoid Kinesio taping.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the side effects of Kinesio Taping?

    There are no certain side effects of Kinesio Taping but in a few cases, it might cause skin allergy. You must always apply a test strip in order to check if you are allergic to the tape.

  • Can you apply Kinesio Tape yourself?

    Yes, you can apply Kinesio Tape yourself under guidance from your physio.