Performance Taping in Minnetonka
Kinesio taping in Minnetonka is becoming very popular. Kinesio taping is a specialized form of taping that has been used in various chiropractic, physical therapy, medical, and orthopedic clinics for many years. Taping is designed to enhance performance AND recovery. The tape can be used to apply compression to promote recovery, or decompression to relieve pain and swelling.
Purpose of Kinesio Taping in Minnetonka MN
Kinesiology Taping is incredibly effective for sports injuries like pulled or strained muscles, joint pain, bruises or swelling, overuse injuries like tennis or golfer’s elbow, IT band syndrome in runners and power sport athletes, plantar fasciitis, whiplash or back sprains, and many other applications. Kinesiology taping can also be used for improved performance prior to your athletic endeavors. Our office uses and sells Rocktape exclusively for kinesiology taping.
How can Kinesio taping help you?
So how can kinesio taping help you? Since kinesio taping has demonstrated a positive effect on the vascular, nervous, and musculoskeletal systems, it has been shown through research to assist with healing, increase range of motion, and decrease the symptoms of several conditions. As mentioned above, kinesio taping has been used by several famous athletes, but it is more commonly used by individuals involved with manual labor, people undergoing rehabilitation, people who frequently engaged in exercise, and high school and college athletes. Some common conditions that have been shown to benefit from kinesio taping include:
- Conditions causing muscular dysfunction
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Low back and neck pain
- Shoulder problems
- Knee problems
- Patella dysfunctions
- Plantar fasciitis
- Post surgery stabilization
- Support for ankle sprains
- Reduction of swelling
- Tennis elbow
- Whiplash injuries
If you are suffering from any of these conditions or are interested in obtaining more information regarding kinesio taping, please contact the Dynamic Family Chiropractic team in Minnetonka.