Introduction to Kinesiology Tape
Kinesiology Tape was originally invented by a Japanese chiropractor, who wanted to create an effective alternative to traditional athletic tapes that limited the body's full range of motion.
The tape is applied strategically, to key pain points on the body, and when used in this way it offers a huge range of beneﬁts, as it can be used to treat or improve a variety of painful conditions.
When applied correctly, the tape can prevent muscles from sending pain signals to the brain and can greatly help the ﬂow of circulation and lymphatic ﬂuid. Made of a lightweight, thin, and ultra-stretchy blend of synthetic or cotton, its formulation and elastic versatility enables it to bind tightly to the body, without being restrictive.
Kinesiology sports tape acts as a second skin giving you support, whilst the spandex gives ﬂexibility allowing you to move freely. This makes our tape an ideal alternative to a bandage or brace. Applying Kinesiology Sports tape “unstretched” to muscles or joints can help reduce swelling and pain.
Applying the tape “stretched” to muscles can increase stability, assist muscle contraction and improve joint mo0on. Our glue is medical grade and latex free, it is applied in a wave pattern making it porus enabling your skin to sweat and breath.
Heal like an Athlete
With the ability to reduce swelling, ease pains and sprains, and aid stiﬀ muscles, it’s widely used by top athletes to improve their performance.
You may have seen them covered in strips of colourful tape, if you’ve ever watched a volleyball match or cycling race.
As well as helping athletes, Kinesiology Tape can also be used to improve a variety of health conditions, including back pain, arthritis, carpal tunnel, and lumbago.
It’s currently used by medical and chiropractic experts all over the world, in both athletics and health environments, due to its ability to provide support for sprains, aches, pains, and sore muscles.
The tape is also effective at assisting the body’s recovery process.
Acts as a Second Skin.
The thin, lightweight synthetic material acts as a second skin giving you support, whilst the spandex gives flexibility allowing you to move freely.
This makes our tape an ideal alternative to a bandage or brace.
When applied correctly, the tape can prevent muscles from sending pain signals to the brain and can greatly help the flow of circulation and lymphatic fluid.
The medical-grade adhesive makes Kinesiology Sports Tape suitable for up to 5 days wear, a marked contrast to standard athletic strapping tape, which normally lasts 3 days.
The adhesive is heat activated, rub with your fingers to cause friction and it will stick to your skin.
Kinesiology Sports Tape is water-resistant making it perfect for taking showers or going for a swim.
Made To Perform
Using Synthetic material as opposed to cotton allows the fibres to attach to the affected area better, this prevents any gaps from occurring where sweat would fray the material.
Applying Kinesiology Sports tape “unstretched” to muscles or joints can help reduce swelling and pain.
Applying the tape “stretched” to muscles can increase stability, assist muscle contraction and improve joint motion.
What We Believe
We believe in the power of positive mental attitude as being a major factor in the healing and rehabilitation process.