North City Physiotherapy uses common sports strapping tape of high quality. We are able to use underwrap and skin preparation if you have a specific allergy to tape. We recommend tape is not left on for more than 2 days. In addition to being supportive taping can be used to be therapeutic, which can offload sensitive structures such as joints, muscles, and tendons to aid the healing process. We are also available at all times to strap you for your sports games, or practices, just give us a call at one of our clinics and pop in.
Our physios all use the popular Kinesio-taping method, Kinesio Tape is a breathable, waterproof tape with a medical-grade, heat sensitive acrylic adhesive. It is easily tolerated and can last for 3-5 days without re-application, even in the water. It allows range of motion and does not restrict like conventional athletic tape. It has elasticity of up to 30-40% from its resting length. Kinesio Taping of an area relieves pain, removes inflammation, & helps movements