Feel like a PRO at MTE PT with Kinesio-taping
You may have noticed bright markings on volleyball player’s shoulders or synchronized swimmers backs during the recent Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Are these accessories? War paint to intimidate foes? The answer is its Kinesio-tape. And, no, you don’t have to play for the Lakers, Knicks or Giants to receive its benefits.
Kinesio tape helps athletes perform at their peak by adhering to three basic principles
In our clinic, all our physical therapists are Kinesio-tape certified and we use ROCK TAPE as an adjunct to our manual therapy treatments for conditions such as:
- Back strain/sprain
- Neck strain/sprain
- Knee conditions
- Shoulder conditions
- Ankle strain/sprain
- Hamstring/groin injuries
- Plantar fasciitis
- Pregnancy support
- Pre/post- surgical edema
If you would like more information on how Kinesio-tape can help relieve your symptoms, please contact our office or book an appointment!
Author Dr. Dmitry Shestakovsky Director of Rehabilitation at MTE Physical Therapy with a focus on manual therapy with an emphasis on osteopathic and spinal manipulation in evaluating and treating musculoskeletal and neuromuscular dysfunction.