What is Kinesiotape?
Kinesiotape was invented in 1973 in Japan and is the world’s foremost elastic therapeutic tape. By mimicking the qualities of human skin, Kinesiotape can provide proven, comfortable treatment to patients of any age or condition. Kinesiotape enhances muscular, joint and circulatory function and can be applied and worn 24 hours per day, 3-5 days. In addition, Kinesiotape can be used during acute and rehabilitative care, as well as a prevention for future injuries.
Kinesiotape helps return the body to homeostasis in addition to enhancing the muscle, joint, tendon, fascia, lymph to reach full potential.
- Relieves pain
- Increases motion
- decreases spasm
- increases strength
- Assists tissue recovery
- Reduces fatigue
- Balances opposing muscles
- Improves biomechanics
- Improves alignment
- Reduces muscle guarding & pain
- Improves ligament & tendon function
- Improves joint awareness
Who is Using Kinesiotape?
- 75% of Major League Baseball teams
- 50% of National Football League teams
- 33% of Major League Soccer
- National Basketball Association
- Olympic athletes
- College athletes
- US Cycling Team
Although Kinesiotape’s recent boom in popularity can be attributed to national exposure from athlete use, the majority of kinesiotape users are non-athletes. People all over the world are choosing kinesiotape for its ability to treat them without interfering in their daily activities.