Taping

Taping

The Therapeutic effects of taping on the body have been recorded in the literature from as early as 1969, but have greatly increased in last decade. There are many categories of taping which includes: kinesiology taping, mc Connell taping, mulligan taping and more traditional sports taping that uses adhesive tape and elastic bandages.

Therapeutic effects of these taping methods include:

  • Prevention of injuries, reduction of lymph edema
  • Increased proprioception, increased blood flow
  • Improved biomechanical faults
  • Improvement in function
  • Reduction in pain

Kinesiology Tape

Kinesiology tape was developed by Kenzo Kase,a Japanese chiropractor and acupuncturist, as an alternative to traditional rigid taping methods. He developed this method in 1979 and kinesio tex tape in 1981. He used thin elastic tape which can be stretched up to 40-60% of its original length (reselling length). kinesio taping in delhi

Mc Connell Taping

Mc Connell taping is method created by Jenny mc Connell, an australian physiotherapist. This method uses a more rigid tape, unlike the previous described flexible kinesiology tape. This type of tape is primal advantaged to help with alignment of the patella in patients with patellofemoral pain.
A common concern of individuals with patellofemoral pain is due to incorrect tracing of the patella on the femur. This tape purports to fix these problems by reading the tracing of the knee. This taping method provides mechanical pressure on the patella in one specific direction so that the patella can move freely without hitting other parts of femur and thus causing pain. She has also developed methods for the treatment of shoulder her methods can be summarized as a bracing technique and neuromuscular re-education.

Mulligan Taping

Mulligan mobilization with movement is a therapeutic technique which is a manual force applied and sustained in a specific direction, which a previously painful action is repeatedly and actively performed by patient. Tape can also be applied to the body region in the same direction as the manual for, which is thought to extend the benefit of the mobilization with movement.

Athletic Taping

Various types of adhesive athletic taping are the methods used primarily by athletes for prevention of injury. These methods use adhesive tape wrapped around a specify region to provide limit excessive movement.
These types of taping methods are thought to restrict the movement of joints thus serving to prevent injury by excessive joint motion.
Various types of athletic taping techniques have been a large tenant of athletic injury prevention for many years and have a perception of being established method with in the sports related health profession.

  • Dynamic
  • Leukostrapping
  • Bandaging
  • Semi elastic Taping
  • Accu kinesiology Taping

Tapedia is a concept developed by experts of Pain free zone which is a revolution in taping techniques and its been taught all over the world to the healthcare professionals.

Treatments

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