What is Kinesio Tape?
Kinesio Tape is a special adhesive tape that was developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase, a chiropractor, in 1979. It is made up of 100% cotton fiber with medical grade adhesive, and it is hypoallergenic and latex-free – making it suitable for most patients including children, people who are pregnant, and geriatric individuals.
What Conditions can be Treated with Kinesio Tape?
Kinesio Tape is extremely flexible, allowing patients to maintain their range of motion. Chiropractors are trained to place the tape in specific shapes to stimulate or relax muscles, decrease inflammation, reduce swelling, promote better circulation, and help with your body’s healing process. Many types of conditions can be treated with Kinesio Tape including: