More about medical taping
Medical taping uses elastic tapes which support muscles without obstructing them. The muscle activity improves tissue blood flow and so aids recovery.
Medical tape vs. sport tape
Medical taping is the successor of conventional sport tape. Normal sport tape is used to partially obstruct the movement of a muscle or joint. To achieve this, the sport tape is applied using pressure, which has negative effects on blood and lymph flow. This can make recovery last unnecessarily long. Medical taping makes use of medical tape. This tape supports tissues and joints in their functioning. The freedom of movement and blood flow of the tissue remain perfectly intact.
Medical taping is suitable for the treatment of a diverse array of afflictions:
- Bring tension to weak muscles
- Help relax tense muscles
- Protect muscles from overburdenin
- Protect joints
- Mute pain
- Reduce infections
- Correct posture
- Lessen lymph oedema
Medical taping and hay fever
A-CHOO! Does all that pollen in the air bother you as well? Incredibly annoying, of course! There’s a massive amount of ‘remedies’ available against hay fever, of course, from eating cockroaches to good medication. But did you know that medical taping also seems to have a positive effect against hay fever?