Instructions for Kinesiology Taping on the biceps
Products used in this manual
Kintex Classic Tape 5 cm Blue
5 cm x 5 m | Free color choice
Our kinesiology tapes are often used for sports injuries or in physiotherapy. They are used to support and stabilize muscles, fascia, ligaments or Joints.
For this tape application, you need a tape strip in the shape of an I. For this you can either use our Kintex Classic Tape and cut the strips yourself or you can use our Kintex PreCut Tape and tear the tape strips accordingly.Measure the length of the strips on your patient and make sure that you round off the corners when cutting. This will increase the adhesion of the tape.
Preparation and application of Kintex Kinesiology Tape
To ensure better adhesion, you should first remove all oils, creams and hair from the affected area and clean it additionally with alcohol. Take the outstretched arm backwards to get into a pre-stretch. Remove the backing paper at the base and stick it on under maximum tension, above the crook of the elbow. Make sure that the two shorter reins are pointing downwards. Let these reins now run out to hand against each other. Now loosen the backing paper of the upper rein and glue it under tension around the biceps up to the shoulder. Repeat the step with the last tape strip and glue this underneath the biceps along to the shoulder.
Finally, stroke the entire tape line from the inside to the outside. This activates the adhesive and increases the adhesion of the tape.
Instructions for the use of Kintex kinesiology tape.
Kintex Tape should be left on for approximately 1 week, with the main effect expected in the first 3-5 days after application. You can shower, bathe, swim or do sports with the tape applied. Even sweating is possible under the tape.
ATTENTION: Please note that our articles as well as these instructions cannot replace the contacts with doctors and physiotherapists that may be necessary. Our products are not intended to replace professional advice, examinations, treatments, diagnoses, etc. by professionals, but only to support them. If you experience itching under the tape application, remove the tape immediately and consult a doctor or pharmacist if in doubt.
NOTE: The effect of kinesiology tapes is not scientifically proven, our statements are based on our years of experience.
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