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What Exactly Is Kinesiology Tape? Why Its Benefits Are Not Just Limited to Physical Therapy

This summer when the olympics were held in Tokyo, many of the athletes had on kinesiology tapes to various joints. What is this tape used for? Is it for performance? Is it for pain? Is it to help the joint?

Well, it can be used for all of those things. There are different methods to applying this tape at different places on the body. It can be used to alleviate pain, increase blood flow, and improve muscle activation.

Read more about the uses of Kinesio tape, different brands, and see if it's right for you in Dr. Marko's new guest feature in Good Housekeeping.

If you are having pain, Marko Physical Therapy can help.

Make an appointment today with a physical therapist! We are doing both in person and telehealth.

A physical therapist can help you Restore Your Body!


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