Taping Therapy

Taping Therapy

Taping or strapping is a technique used by physiotherapists

Taping therapy in physical therapy refers to the use of tapes such as kinesiology tape or sports tape to support muscles and joints, reduce pain, and improve overall function Specific methods and purposes can vary greatly depending on the individual conditions and treatment goals ..

Kinesiology bands are typically used to support the muscles and joints without additional restriction of movement. It can be used to improve circulation and reduce inflammation. Sports pads, on the other hand, are more durable and are often used to stabilize joints or restrict movement during recovery from certain injuries

Taping therapy is often used in physical therapy in conjunction with other therapies and exercises, with the goal of maximizing the overall effectiveness of the rehabilitation process

The tape is commonly used by physiotherapists to:

  • relieve your pain
  • improve joint stability
  • enhance athlete confidence

Aims of Taping

Tape may be used to:

  • Stabilize or support an injury
  • Relieve pain by de-loading vulnerable or painful structures
  • Facilitate normal movement, muscle action, or postural patterns.
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