The Truth About KinesioTape: Olympic Athletes and You


What has your experience been with KinesioTape or other tapes? Rocktape?  Athletic tape?  What are your thoughts on other pain or soreness-reducing modalities? Ice? Heat? Cupping? etc.


1.  See Reason #4 in 8 Reasons People Do Dumb Things (

2.  The Clinical Efficacy of Kinesio Tape for Shoulder Pain: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Clinical Trial.

3.  Kinesio Taping in Treatment and Prevention of Sports Injuries: A Meta-Analysis of the Evidence for its Effectiveness.

4.  Kinesio Taping(®) does not alter neuromuscular performance of femoral quadriceps or lower limb function in healthy subjects: Randomized, blind, controlled, clinical trial.

5.  Kinesio Taping reduces disability and pain slightly in chronic non-specific low back pain: a randomised trial.

6.  Short-term effects of kinesio taping versus cervical thrust manipulation in patients with mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trial.

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