Taping

‘SWIMLATES’ – Pilates for Swimmers

by Dora Pandeloglou Pilates is common form of rehabilitation designed to improve body awareness, strength and flexibility through one’s functional range. It can be used to assist in reducing acute, subacute and chronic pain, in addition to enhancing sporting performance. … Continue reading

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What Should I Do With My Flat Feet?

By Matthew Camenzuli Flat Feet (or pes valgus) is a common finding in many people, including in children. However, what is the real importance of having a strong arch in your foot, and is it ‘bad’ to have flat feet? … Continue reading

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How To – Taping for Glute Activation

Polly explains and demonstrates how to correctly strap to activate the Glutes. Focusing on Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Maximus.

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How To – Patellar Tendon Strapping

Polly explains and demonstrates how to strap a Patellar Tendon.

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How To – Tape The Patellaofemoral Joint

Polly explains and demonstrates how to correctly tape the Patellaofemoral Joint.

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How To – Back Taping For Improved Posture

Andy demonstrates how to tape the back correctly to improve posture. A lot of people sit at desks all day with poor posture and rounded shoulders. This can have a negative impact ranging from headaches right through to neck, back … Continue reading

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How To – Taping For Basic SIJ Problem

Polly explains and demonstrates how to correctly tape for a basic SIJ problem. You normally get pain when you are walking or sitting into an extension, this strapping with help offload the pain you are experiencing.

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How To – Tape an Ankle

This video demonstrates how to tape an ankle to prevent an acute ankle injury. A lot of ankle injuries occur with the ankle rolling inward & sprain the ligaments on the outside. Key Points: – Use a strong rigid tape … Continue reading

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How To – Calf Taping For Plantar Fasciltis

This video demonstrates how to tape a calf and foot for Plantar Fasciitis using Rock Tape. Plantar Fasciitis comes from tight calves and/or altered biomechanics. Key Points: – Round the edges of the tape – Don’t touch the tape to … Continue reading

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How To – Calf Taping For Tightness

This video demonstrates how to tape a tight calf using Rock Tape. Key Points: – Round the edges of the tape – Cut the tape into a “Y” so you can tape both heads of the calf – Try not … Continue reading

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How To – ‘Heel-Lock’ When Taping an Ankle

Check out this alternative method Sharbs demonstrates how he likes to do a Heel Lock when strapping an ankle using stretch tape. This method provides a lot more comfort and is less chance to cut into the skin across the … Continue reading

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How To – Tape A Patella Using Rocktape

Polly Dhar from Physiohealth demonstrates how to tape a Patella using Rocktape. Tips! – Round the end of the tape to prevent it peeling off the skin easily. – Run the tape a few times to stimulate the adhesive prior … Continue reading

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How To – Tape An Ankle

Key Steps: Tape an anchor above the ankle. (not too high) Tape 2-3 Stirrups off the anchor around the bottom of the foot and back to the anchor Tape 2 “Figure of 6’s” in the same direction Tape another 2 … Continue reading

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