Kinesiology Taping Techniques


Kinesio Taping Technique is the classic therapeutic tape that helps in relieving pain in muscles, joints, and ligaments. This technique is extremely helpful in providing support and stability to muscle joints. This is a nonpharmacological alternative method for pain management. Kinesio taping technique is very effective in reducing knee pain for KO patients. Also, it decreases swelling by lifting-effect on the skin.

Dr. Anil Kumar, the expert physiotherapist in Delhi, uses Kinesio tape in hundreds of ways to reduce inflammation. Kinesio Tape is a cotton strip with medical acrylic adhesive on one side. This tape is very stretchy and moveable. When a sportsperson or patient needs a range of motion in the ankle and wants additional support, then Kinesio tape is the best for them. This is latex-free and hypoallergenic.

There are countless advantages of the Kinesiology taping technique. This could be applied in hundreds of ways, which promote post-surgical healing. This also helps in preventing injury and promotes good circulation that assists the body’s natural healing process. As the tape is thin and water-resistant, it can be worn for multiple days. It’s almost identical to human skin.

Who All Use K-Tape?

It completely depends on your physical health condition. Your therapist may suggest for K-Tape technique if you are hurt. So, many people can easily use the Kinesiology Taping Technique but, those who can find using K-Tape beneficial are: –

  • Athletes
  • Runners
  • A person with injuries
  • A person with joint pains
  • Pregnant women

Physiotherapists may use this tape during the therapy session, just to maximize the effect of the therapy. And many young and professional athletes use the Kinesio Tape before a competition to prevent themselves from injuries and provide additional support to the muscles. This has positive effects on the skin, lymphatic and circulatory systems, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

Many think that Kinesio Tape and traditional strapping tapes are the same. However, they are different in a few ways. The traditional straps do not allow the body to move. It keeps the injured area immobile whereas, Kinesio tape allows the injured area to move and bend. Kinesio Tape provides support rather than limiting the movement.

Dr. Anil Kumar designs the treatment plans for his patients including athletes using Kinesiology Taping Technique to help them safely and fully recover from injuries.