Welcome to the Theratape Education Center, the most comprehensive collection of kinesiology taping information on the internet. This area has been designed to provide you with a one-stop source for everything you need to know about this amazing therapeutic tape. Here you can learn how kinesiology tape works, investigate different brands and types of kinesiology tape, print application instructions, watch instructional videos and keep up on the latest kinesiology taping news.

What is Power Taping for Athletic Performance?

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Kinesiology tape has numerous therapeutic uses, including rehabilitation after injury, edema control, postural correction, and relief of pregnancy-related issues. In contrast to these applications, which focus on therapeutic or corrective action, RockTape, a kinesiology tape manufacturer, developed a revolutionary technique called Power Taping which focuses on enhancing athletic performance by taping fascial connections along the Read more

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Although the World Cup is over, we all know how exhilarating the tournament was this year.  Aside from the amazing and memorable games, did you noticed how many players were sporting kinesiology tape? Athletes in every variety of sport are now promoting, using and being sponsored by kinesiology tape brands. Famous names include tennis players Read more

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How to Cut and Apply a Fan Strip of Kinesiology Tape

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What is a Fan Strip? A fan strip, or edema strip, is a length of kinesiology tape that is solid at one end with 3-4 longitudnal cuts to create 4-6 narrow strips, or tails. Some kinesiology tape comes pre-cut in fan strips, or you can easily create your own fan using a solid roll of Read more

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What is the Lymphatic System? Similar to the circulatory system of blood vessels that carry blood, the lymphatic system consists of lymph vessels that carry lymphatic fluid. Rather than delivering substances to the tissues, however, the lymphatic vessels remove substances, including excess fluids, cellular debris and infectious organisms. Another difference is that the lymphatic system Read more

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Kinesiology Taping for Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

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Have you ever suffered from Sciatica?  For those not familiar with this lower back affliction, sciatica usually results from a herniated disc or bone spur, causing pressure on the sciatic nerve and often resulting in inflammation and pain in the lower back and hips. In severe cases, the burning pain can travel all the way Read more

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