Kinesiology Tape (Functional Taping)

What is Kinesiology Tape, and how does it work?

Kinesio Tape is a thin, elastic cotton strip with acrylic adhesive, which allows it to be worn without constricting your movement. Kinesio tape uses the principles of Gate Control Theory to provide temporary pain relief by interrupting/blocking the pain receptors travelling to the brain.

The tape is not treatment in itself, but to be used to help facilitate treatment while on a treatment plan.

What are the benefits of Kinesiology Tape?

  •  Beneficial for many musculoskeletal issues, sports injuries, and inflammatory conditions by:
  •  Decreasing Pain, and inflammation
  •  Relaxes cramped / tight muscles
  •  Supports muscles and joints while in movement
  •  Increase body awareness
  •  Improves healing
  •  Optimize performance