Kinesio Taping

The Kinesio Taping technique uses a special elastic tape: the elasticity mimics the flexibility of human skin and musclesThe purpose is the treatment and prevention of muscle injuries, joint, neurological and ligament.

The Kinesio Taping was developed by the chiropractor Kenzo Kase in 1970’s in Japan. These bandages are applied to the skin with varying degrees of tension.

Kinesio taping

The therapeutic benefits are:

- Improving the contraction / relaxation of muscles
- Reducing inflammation and pain
- Postural correction
- Accelerating the process of repair of injuries
- Facilitating the blood and lymphatic circulation.

All this is possible without limiting joint mobility, as well as the properties of kinesio tape effects continue 24 hours a day for 5 days. Its water-resistant properties allow the patient to lead a normal life without worrying about the tape.

This kinesio tape method allows the use of tape in conjunction with other therapies such as chiropractic, cryotherapy and hydrotherapy. Kinesiology taping currently being used in hospitals, clinics, universities and professional sports teams around the world.

Neuromuscular Taping Indications:

  • Relieves pain
  • Supports muscles in movement
  • Removes lymphatic fluid congestion
  • Corrects joint mis-alignment
  • Assists in positioning a muscle or joint into proper position for rehabilitation
  • Assists a weak muscle by placing it in a normal position
  • Improves kinesthetic awareness of posture and alignment