The Kinesio Taping® method involves taping over and around muscles, tendons and ligaments to assist and give support and prevent over-contraction. Kinesio Tape® is designed to give support whilst maintaining full range of motion.
At Clinique Zarow Atheletes, Acrobats and Professional Dancers from Cirque du Soleil to SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE have found great benefit to their therapeutic intervention with the use of Kinesio-Taping.
Physiological Effects of Kinesio - Taping:
-SUPPORT DURING TRAINING AND PERFORMANCES
-Relieves tension which surrounds injured muscles and joints.
-Assists injured structures by placing them in a bio-mechanically improved position.
-Improves kinesthetic awareness of spinal posture and joint alignment.
Conditions Treated: Kinesio-Tape assists in the treatment of a wide variety of conditions due to its ability to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, relax the muscles, enhance performance and facilitate rehabilitation. Kinesio-Tape can accelerate and improve the treatment of many conditions, including:
Rotator Cuff Tear
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Ilio-Tibial Band Syndrome (ITBS, ITBFS) (Beneficial for Runners and Cyclists
Meniscus Tear (minor)
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Post Operative/Traumatic Oedema
Anterior Compartement Syndrome