If you have been watching the Olympics this year then you have definitely had to ask your self, “What is it with all that colorful tape?”
It seems that no matter what the sport is, kinesio tape is making its mark on the bodies plenty of athletes. So this can only mean one thing, IT WORKS!
Kinesio tape has been around since the 80’s and was developed by a Chiropractor named Dr. Kenso Kase. It is used to help patients with injured muscles and joints. This tape was also developed to enhance peak performance ,so it’s obvious why so many athletes are using it today.
Chiropractors and Physical Therapists are the main users of the tape on their patients. It is important to know that Kinesio Tape has to be applied in a certain direction depending on the injury or the function you want to obtain. If you don’t know how to put it on or don’t apply it correctly, it wont work.
From Shoulders to Knee’s to Low Back Pain or an Ankle Sprain, this year Kinesio Tape is really getting more than it’s 15 minutes of fame.
To see if Kinesio Tape can help you call our office today for more information! 201-746-6577.