Kiniesotape is commonly noticed as bright and colorful strips of tape that were seen covering Olympic athletes and other renowned competitors in the past several years. However, Kinesio tape is useful for more than just the world class athlete.
Kinesio tape works by encouraging normal muscle movement whilst providing support at the same time. By allowing for normal muscle movement, this in turn provides better lymphatic drainage and circulation providing muscles with a continuous flow of oxygenated blood and enhanced drainage. This is turn promotes faster healing and recovery time from injuries. Kinesio tk tapeape also works to reduce pain, fatigue and cramping, as well as preventing injury from over-extension or over-contraction.