How to use knee kinesiology tape

Knee Pain

Nowadays, more and more people like to run for exercise, but they may ignore protecting their knees. Long-term overuse may cause ligament damage, meniscal tears, patellofemoral pain, ACL injury, a runner’s knee, medial collateral ligament damage, etc. Wrapping the knee with knee kinesiology tape can help stabilize the knee and reduce pain during activity; this helps protect your knees and prevent disease. Come and learn with us. Please read this article for detailed methods.

Why do knees hurt?

Introduction to the knee joint

The knee is the largest and most complex joint in the human body. Located between the thigh and calf, it consists of the thigh bone, calf bone, and kneecap.The joints of these bones are covered with smooth articular cartilage, which is mainly responsible for absorbing the impact of our body weight on the bone surface when we move. Around the knee joint are muscles and ligaments responsible for strengthening the joint and enhancing stability.

The knee joint is critical, but it is also very fragile. Many casual habits in daily life may cause damage to the knee joint. It causes excessive strain on the knee joint and affects our daily life.

Causes of knee pain

There are many causes of knee pain, including injuries (strains, sprains, torn ligaments, and cartilage tears) and conditions such as osteoarthritis, tendonitis, and bursitis(Inflammation of the tiny, fluid-filled sacs of tissue (bursae).

Knee injuries are the most common among athletes and are often accompanied by pain because their knees bend multiple times, especially during sports such as running, playing basketball, soccer, jumping, or biking. It presents as pain around the kneecap and can be caused by overuse, injury, leg bone or foot abnormalities, and muscle weakness.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptom 

Pain: The most obvious symptom is a variety of pain in or around the knee joint.
Swelling: Swelling around joints may occur due to inflammation, injury, or arthritis.
Stiffness: Sitting for long periods without moving may cause joint stiffness, affecting mobility.
Restricted range of motion: Knee pain can limit the normal range of motion of the joint.
Clicking or popping sounds: Problems with the cartilage or other structures within the knee joint may cause these sounds, along with pain, to occur during movement.
Redness and warmth: Knee joint inflammation can cause redness and warmth around the affected area.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptom 

Rest: Pause regular activities to reduce repeated knee joint movements and avoid further injury.

Ice compress: can reduce pain and inflammation but should not be used for more than 20 minutes at a time to avoid damage to nerves and skin.

Hot compress: Applying heat to the painful area of the knee joint can help you temporarily relieve pain.

Bandaging: Use knee kinesiology tape to prevent fluid accumulation in damaged tissue and maintain knee alignment and stability.

What is a knee kinesiology tape?

The main function of knee kinesiology tape

1.Provide support
2.Relieves pressure and pain caused by overuse
3.Reduce inflammation
4.Promote blood circulation

Application of knee Kinesiology Tape

Knee kinesiology tape is widely used in running, cycling, football, soccer, basketball, etc.

Precautions for knee kinesiology tape
If your skin develops allergic symptoms, please stop using it!

How to use knee kinesiology tape

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How to use knee kinesiology tape for KNEE PAIN

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Sit on a stool and keep your knees bent at 90 degrees.
Place anchor points. Use the above of your kneecap as a starting point.

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 Tape stretch of 30% on the right knee.

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Secure the end of the tape for knee pain under the kneecap.

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 Tape stretch of 30% on the left knee.

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Y-shaped tape for knee pain application completed.

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Create anchor points where the Y-shaped knee kinesiology tape intersects.

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Apply knee kinesiology tape with 25% stretch upward to the upper thigh.

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I-shaped tape for knee pain application completed.

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Make an anchor point on the lower right side of the kneecap.

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Apply with 50% stretch on the left side of the kneecap and onto the thigh.

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Wipe the knee kinesiology tape again to activate the adhesive. Congratulations on completing the knee therapy taping method.

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Proper use of knee kinesiology tape can relieve our Proper use of knee kinesiology tape can relieve our knees’ pain. But there’s more than one way to treat knee pain. This article shows only one of them. Stay tuned to our website if you want to learn more about knee pain treatment.