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Kinesio tape; does this really work and prevent injuries, reduce pain, reduce inflammation and improve performance?

Kinesio tape; does this really work and prevent injuries, reduce pain, reduce inflammation and improve performance A number of years ago, I noticed that certain athletes were wearing Kinesio tape while doing gymnastics, playing tennis as well as playing beach volleyball in the 2008 Olympics.   This was the beginning of a phenomenon that propelled the popularity of Kinesio tape, that was invented by a chiropractor in Japan in the 1970’s. With the increased popularity came increased usage by chiropractors, physical therapists and athletes for problems ranging from ankle problems, shoulder pain and swelling.   In 2010, I took the Kinesio seminar Read More »