Kinesio Tape® is elastic, like a rubber band. It’s used for the treatment and rehabilitation of a vast array of muscle or joint injuries, sprain and strain injuries, and many other conditions. Here’s what Kinesio Tape can do for you:
• Relieve pain!
• Support strained muscles
• Enhance muscle activation or de-activation
• Improve performance
• Decrease inflammation
• Improve feedback and timing of muscles
• Prevent further injury
• Protect and stabilize an area during healing
• Improve circulation of blood and oxygen to a damaged area
These days you will regularly see Kinesio Tape® being used on such elite athletes as Serena Williams. Many Olympic athletes are commonly seen using the colorful tape also.
For a more in-depth and technical description about what kinesio taping does, click here.