Kinesio Tape


While not an actual massage modality, Jenny is trained and certified in the application of Kinesio-Tex Tape, and frequently uses it with both Rolfing and massage to enhance the treatments.

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Kinesio® Taping is the definitive rehabilitative taping method within the international medical community.

Kinesio® Tex Tape (or Kinesio Tape for short) has the ability to:
•    Re-educate the neuromuscular system
•    Reduce pain
•    Enhance performance
•    Prevent injury
•    Promote good circulation and healing

With over 35 years of experience, Kinesio® is the only elastic therapeutic tape that you can trust with your health.

Cornerstones of The Kinesio® Taping Method :

  • UnknownTaping over and around muscles in order to assist and give support or to prevent over-contraction.
  • Applying stretch to the tape or to the target area in order to create space under the skin and create the desired effect on the musculature.
  • Affecting change in deeper layers of fascia by manipulating the skin and muscle.
  • Creating space underneath the skin to improve circulation and lymphatic drainage.
  • Utilizing a number of corrective techniques to promote correct muscle and joint function
  • Pain relief by targeting the pain and the source of the pain

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This easy-to-learn technique is not only economical, but also reimbursable through many insurance carriers.  Kinesio® Tex Tape is completely latex free, water resistant,  and made from the highest quality materials meaning it can be used by patients of every age and condition for 3-5 days per application.

(Taken from kinesiotaping.com — awaiting permission.  Link at title)

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