Kinesio Tape • Healing Muscle and Joint Support
D’Vida offers Kinesio tape treatment by our certified Kinesio taping chiropractor. Kinesio taping is a rehabilitative technique often used to improve athletic performance and decrease pain.
What is Kinesio Tape?
Kinesio (or kinesiology) tape is a thin, elastic, often colorful cotton strip with an acrylic adhesive. If you’re an athlete it’s likely you’ve already seen or worn it. It is like human skin in both thickness and elasticity so it can be worn without restricting movement. The concept is to help with the body’s natural healing while providing support and stability to muscles and joints. Kinesio was invented by a chiropractic doctor, Kenzo Kase, in the mid 1970’s in response to the limitations he encountered with traditional athletic tape.
What are the Benefits of Kinesio Tape?
Kinesio tape can provide pain relief, muscle and joint support, and even help prevent injury when applied correctly. Call D’Vida Injury Clinic and Wellness Center in Beaverton today to learn how our Kinesio certified chiropractor can determine the proper application for your specific pain or injury! (503) 626-2166
What Types of Injuries Can Be Treated with Kinesio Tape?
It is often used to relieve pain caused by shin splints, calf strains, quad/hamstring strains, iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS), runner’s knee, plantar fasciitis, and Achilles tendinitis. It can also be used to address a variety of other injuries and strains, including back pain and whiplash pain.
Is Kinesio Tape Safe?
Yes! Kinesio tape is latex-free and safe for use by any age group.
How Long Can I Wear Kinesio Tape?
Kinesio tape can be worn for days at a time. You can swim, shower and most other normal daily activities.
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