Taping to Heal the Right Way
Kinesiology taping has been used since the 1970s to help specific injuries in patients who want to try something nontraditional.
In its most basic form, the tape can be used to reduce swelling, give you more support and stability, and manage scar tissue and pain, among other benefits.
There are two popular techniques for taping in the physical therapy world. And, like most things, there are pros and cons for each. Here is a quick rundown of each method and who might benefit from them.