Instructions for kinesiology taping of the rhomboids
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, which should protrude slightly above the shoulder blades. 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 off the tape strips accordingly. Measure the length of the strips on your patient. When cutting, make sure that you round off the corners. 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 with alcohol. Remove the backing paper in the middle, apply the tape between the two shoulder blades under maximum tension and rub it a little. Now take the lower rein of one side and apply this strip of tape without pulling it downwards. Continue in a similar way with the upper rein, but here you stick it to the top. Repeat the step with the other end of the tape.
Finally, paint the entire tape from the inside out, 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.
- General notes
- Neck and shoulder
- Back and chest
- Arms and fingers
- Belly and buttocks
- Legs and knees
- Foot and ankle
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