Kinesiology Tape is a flexible, elastic tape that is placed on the body in order to help promote proper signaling from sensors in the skin to the areas in the brain and spinal cord that control motion. Kinesiology taping helps “facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.” – www.kinesiotaping.com
Kinesiology Taping is safe for populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric, and successfully treats a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and other medical conditions. Kinesiotape is utilized in the Hybrid Recovery Room to:
check out an actual pec tear case that Dr. Detweiler treated using kinesiology taping below!