KinesioTape / RockTape - Therapeutic Taping
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A method where the Kinesio Tape®, a special tape that possesses the proper degree of elasticity and that lifts the skin microscopically, is applied over muscles to reduce pain and inflammation. The tape also helps to relax overused or tired muscles or to support muscles in movement on a 24-hours-a-day basis. The taping is non-restrictive and allows for full range of motion. A special tape that possesses the proper degree of elasticity and that lifts the skin microscopically. KinesioTape® sets the standard for elastic therapeutic taping.
•It creates a lifting effect on the skin’s surface, which improves circulation and relieves pain.
•It may be applied using different amounts and directions of tension, so the tape has the ability to relax or stimulate muscles.
•It is made of gentle cotton fiber.
•It features a 100% medical-grade acrylic adhesive.
•It is totally latex free.
•It does not limit the wearer’s range of motion.
•The distinctive wave-pattern weave moves with the wearer’s movements.
•It allows for 3 to 5 day wear time to provide 24-hour results to the patient and to provide for an economical treatment
RockTape® is also a kinesiology tape. It may cost a little more due to it's special nylon called 6/12 but it has its benefits. It was designed for enhancing athletic performance. It has a extra sticky adhesive, 190% elasticity (increase in stretch), and more waterproof. Rocktape helps athletes maintain form, prevent injuries and perform better.