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With the abundance of kinesiology tape available, it might be challenging determining which brand is the right fit for your needs. At Theratape, we understand how confusing it can be, so we’ve done some of the hard work for you. We carry the best brands, manufactured with the highest quality Read more

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Kinesiology Tape Brand Comparison

With the abundance of kinesiology tape available, it might be challenging determining which brand is the right fit for your needs. At Theratape, we understand how confusing it can be, so we’ve done some of the hard work for you. We carry the best brands, manufactured with the highest quality materials. Our brands are used in therapeutic settings and are preferred by athletes and trainers. We’ve created a quick reference guide to help you find the brand that’s best for you.

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Kinesiology Tape Comparison Chart
Brand Single Rolls Bulk Rolls PreCut Options Sensitive Skin Option Average Wear Time Colors Price
RockTape
Rocktape
Length: 16’
Width: 1″, 2″, 4″
Length: 105’
Width: 1″, 2″, 4″
4” x 10” Edema Strips No Regular Adhesive: 3-5 days
H2O Adhesive: 5-7 days
40+ solids & prints $18 – $240
  • Our best-selling brand
  • Each package contains a poster with a wide variety of application instructions
  • H2O adhesive is designed for wet, extreme conditions
  • Greater elasticity allows it to provide more snap back to assist working muscles
  • Used either therapeutically or to enhance sports performance Preferred by many athletes in -endurance and/or extreme sports, like CrossFit
StrengthTape
Strengthtape
Length: 16′
Width: 2″
Length: 115′
Width: 2″
16’rolls of 10″ precut strips
6 individually packaged taping kits for different body parts
No 5-7 days Strongest adhesive available 10 solid colors $7 – $80
  • Enhanced with ion health technology (crushed minerals that emit negative ions) that increases pain relief and anti-inflammatory benefits
  • Not recommended for those with sensitive skin
  • Extra sticky adhesive recommended for ultra-endurance events and extreme conditions
Kinesio Tape
Kinesiotape
Kinesio Tex Classic
Length: 13’
Width: 2”
Kinesio Tex FP
Length: 16’
Width: 1″, 2″, 3″
Kinesio Tex Classic
Length: 103’
Width: 16′, 2”
Kinesio Tex FP
Length: 103’’
Width: 1″, 2″, 3″
6 different taping kits with precut strips of different sizes, appropriate for different body parts.Precut fan strips in 2” x 12” and 3” x 12” sizes No 3-5 days 5 solid colors $5 – $69
  • The original kinesiology tape company, started by Kenzo Kase
  • Standard single and bulk rolls are available in 5 colors and 2 types – Classic and FP (Fingerprint)
  • Each pack comes with a small application instruction insert
SpiderTech
spidertape
Length: 16’

Width: 2”

Length: 103’

Width: 2″

16 different precut applications for different body parts
– X, Y and I PowerStrips
– 1” x 6” I Strips
– 2” x 8” X Strips
– 2” x 8” Y Strips
Entire product line available in regular or Gentle adhesive 3-5 days 4 solid colors $7 – $80
  • SpiderTech Precut applications are a great way to start for those with no taping experience
  • Preferred by some health professionals because they save time not having to cut and design applications
PerformTex
performtape
Length: 16’

Width: 2”

Length: 103’

Width: 2″

No PerformTex Pediatric Tape 3-5 days 6 solid colors + monkey pattern (Pediatric) $8-$50
  • Patented adhesive pattern is said to increase depth of penetration into fascial layers
  • Very good value for the money
Kindmax
kindmax
n/a n/a 8 unique precut applications for different body parts
– Calf/Achilles
– Elbow
– Foot
– Knee
– Lower Back
– Neck
– Shoulder
– Wrist
No 3-5 days Black & beige $5.99
  • Excellent value compared to other precuts
  • Available exclusively from Theratape
Ares Tape
arestape
Length: 16’ (5m)

Width: 2”

n/a 16’ rolls of 10” tear-off precut strips No 3-5 days 8 solid colors $15-$17
  • Made of high-grade cotton wrapped around thin, polymer elastic strands
  • Contains no latex or medications. The backing contains a light, medical-grade adhesive made of 100% hypoallergenic acrylic.

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