Kinesiology (kinesio) tape is a thin, stretchy, elastic cotton adhesive tape that is almost identical to human skin in both thickness and elasticity, which allows kinesio tape to be worn without binding, constricting or restriction of your movement.
Kinesiology tape is applied to help a variety of physical disorders such as musculoskeletal and athletic injuries, plus inflammatory conditions. You may have noticed that more an more professional athletes use kinesiology taping improve their sporting performance, prevent injury and allow them to return to sport quicker.
Kinesio taping facilitates the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles/joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. It also provides extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy.