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KINESIO TAPING NOW AVAILABLE

The Kinesio® Taping Method has taken the Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine world by storm. This amazing taping method was developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase over 25 years ago in Japan. Dr Kenzo Kase says he came up with the design because he found standard taping techniques, like conventional strapping, too restrictive for his patients.

Although standard strapping provides muscle and joint support, it limits movement and, according to Dr Kase, gets in the way of the healing process by restricting the flow of inflammatory fluids below the skin. Kinesio® tape is different, he says, because it lifts the skin unloading the facial tissue to assist the lymphatic flow, which, in turn, reduces pain and swelling.

Kinesio® Tape can help to;image

•Re-educate the neuromuscular system

•Reduce pain

•Optimise performance

•Prevent injury

•Promote improved circulation and healing

Kinesio® Tape is becoming increasingly popular with professional sportsmen and women. Ex England footballer David Beckham, world tennis number 1 Novak Djokovicthe German Ladies Volleyball team at London 2012 have all benefited from its therapeutic effects.

Physiotherapist Mark Curtis has completed specialist training in Kinesio® Taping. Ring the clinic to book an appointment on 01244 311880.

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