What is SpiderTech tape used for?
SpiderTech’s latex-free and breathable cotton kinesiology tape is created to reduce inflammation and support muscles while you go through your everyday activities. I use SpiderTech tape to relieve muscle tightness, manage discomfort control and provide structural support – on and off the court.
Is kinesiology tape a gimmick?
Recommended. The study concluded there was little quality evidence to support the use of Kinesio tape over other types of elastic taping to manage or prevent sports injuries. Some experts have suggested there may be a placebo effect in using the tape, with athletes believing it will be helpful.
Can I apply my own kinesiology tape?
You can apply Kinesiology Tape yourself at home, or under guidance from your Physio or Sports Therapist.
How do I apply SpiderTech to my knee?
Lay it down on the skin with no stretch. Repeat on the other side. Once the application is on the skin, vigorously rub over the top of it. Make sure all the corners and sections are down so that the tape will stay on for its intended time of three to five days.
How long can you wear SpiderTech tape?
Each application is designed to be worn continuously for up to ten (10) days.
Does the color of KT Tape matter?
There is no physical or chemical difference between the colors. The colors were developed to be compatible with color therapy. The beige was created for minimal visibility and the black was created after many requests. Color choice is a matter of individual preference.
Is KT Tape good for arthritis?
[Conclusion] Kinesiology taping therapy is considered to be an effective nonsurgical intervention method for pain relief, daily living activities, and range of motion of degenerative knee arthritis patients.
Can you leave KT Tape on overnight?
K-Tape is designed to stay on for an average of 3-4 days. The adhesive is heat sensitive, so your doctor will rub the tape to make sure it properly adheres to your skin. After 1-2 hours of normal activity, the K-Tape should be properly bonded to the treated area.
How do you tape a knee for stability?
Cut 2 pieces of adhesive gauze and put them across your kneecap to protect your skin. Start the strip of rigid tape in the middle of the kneecap and pull it over the kneecap toward the inner part of your knee. Push the soft tissue on your inner knee toward the kneecap. Secure the tape to the inner side of the kneecap.
Can you reuse SpiderTech tape?
SpiderTech applications are designed for one-time use and cannot be reapplied after they have been removed.