Traditional athletic tapes are designed to restrict the movement of affected muscles and joints of your body to quicken the healing process. Kinesio taping therapy has a fundamentally different approach. It is designed to allow your muscles and joints a range of free of motions so that they can heal by themselves thorough natural biomechanical processes. More importantly, it allows you to continue training and engaging in sporting activities despite your injuries. The Kinesio tape can stretch up to 130 – 140% of its original length. The high elasticity of this adhesive tape gives your muscles much needed support through a range of motions. If properly applied, it can cure a variety of physical injuries and dysfunctions. The main benefits of the therapy are: Supports the muscles: The support it provides improves your muscle’s ability to contract, reduces the feeling of pain and prevents muscle cramp, overextension and over-contraction. Improves the flow Continue reading →

There are various factors that may be responsible for triggering your neck pain, including certain medical conditions, injuries, and activities that put strain on the neck. The intensity of neck pain varies from moderate to severe and it can have a wide range of effects on the personal, social, and professional performance of sufferers. In addition to the adequate medicine and therapies, there are a number of ways that you can help relieve neck pain at home, without going to the doctor: 1. Apply An Ice Pack – Ice acts like a constringent agent to effectively decrease inflammation and associated pain. Ice has an anesthesia-like effect on pain, which will ultimately lead to the reduction or even the elimination of neck pain. You can use a plastic bag filled with crushed ice and covered in a soft pillow case that is thin enough to effectively transmit cold yet thick enough to protect your Continue reading →