You would have noticed that more an more professional athletes use multi coloured tapes to improve their sporting performance, prevent injury and to allow them to return to sport actvity quicker.
> Prophylactic Athletic Taping
> McConnell & Mulligan Taping Technique
> Kinesio Taping Method/ K- Taping/KT
are Elastic therapeutic tape ,
also called as
1. Kinesio Tape
An elastic cotton strip with an acrylic adhesive, thatis used with the intent of treating pain and disability from athletic injuries and a variety of other physical disorders.
Characteristics of kinesiology tape
* Unidirectional elasticity up to 60% beyond its resting length.
* The thickness and weight are approximate to human dermis layer which allows for comfortable prolonged wear.
* Adhesive backing is heat activated acrylic .
* It is water resistant, withstands high moisture