What is Kinesiotape?

November 23, 2020
What is Kinesiotape?

You may have seen someone at the gym or on the beach covered in colorful tape and wondered what it was. Yes, it looks cool, but what’s the purpose? What is kinesiotape? Kinesiotape (KT tape) is a therapeutic tape that is applied in specific places on the body to decrease pain, swelling, provide support and […]

March 25, 2014
CEU Corner: Kinesio taping (KT3 & KT4)

Last month Dr. Ireland attended the 2 day Kinesio Taping course consisting of KT1: Fundamental Concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the second being KT2: Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method. Afterwards, he began to apply what he had learned over that time frame to effectively use kinesiotape on patients […]

February 25, 2014
CEU Corner: Kinesio taping (KT1 & KT2)

Kinesio taping exploded into the public’s eye probably during the 2008 Summer Olympics when a number of the beach volleyball players were sporting brightly colored pieces of tape on their bodies in all these weird formations.  Since then it seems to have gathered steam as more and more athletes have been photographed wearing the tape […]