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The Kinesio Taping Method and Beyond…

The Kinesio Taping Method can stabilize and support affected areas. Athletes and patients have many choices when it comes to addressing problems of swelling, muscle support and rehabilitation. Conventional sports taping may decrease pain temporarily, but sometimes the side effects are more noticeable than the advantages. What Taping Methods Are Commonly Used? There are several […]

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Kinesio Taping in the Equine Field.

Kinesio Taping in the Equine Field. Human athletes are not the only ones to benefit from Kinesio Taping. More and more horse owners are discovering that Kinesio Tape has many advantages in equine use, as well. Since only certified professionals can use this taping method, you know that your horse will be properly taped for […]

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How did Dr. Kase Develop Kinesio Tape?

The Kinesio Taping Method developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase is quite different than conventional sports taping methods. It facilitates the body’s ability to heal itself, while it provides stability and support to joints and muscles. Range of motion will not be affected as it is with traditional taping, and Kinesio Tape enables the extended manipulation […]

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Meet our Mascot, Sophie.

Meet our Mascot, Sophie. This is our little pooch Sophie. She is a Havanese and is five years old. We adopted her when she was about a year and a half old and who knew that she would soon run our house and hearts. She makes random appearances at the office and follows me around […]

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Kinesio Tape – A History.

Addressing a Need. Before Kinesio tape was designed by Dr. Kenzo Kase of Japan over 30 years ago, sports taping was not as advantageous to athletes as it could be. Dr. Kase was searching for a way that using tape could heal traumatized muscles and tissue, in addition to supporting them. Strapping and athletic taping […]

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How to Become a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner.

Kinesio Taping Method certification, plan ahead.. Allied health professionals in need of continuing education units (CEU’s) should consider planning now for Kinesio Taping Certification courses scheduled throughout 2015. Since the popularity of Kinesio Tape has been growing, more and more allied health professionals are becoming Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioners (CKTP). They desire to go through […]

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