what is kinesiology tape knee？
Summer is approaching, and more and more people are joining the outdoor exercise team. Do you also want to join the running team? However, before running, we need to do some stretching and warm-up exercises. Stretching can help us quickly mobilize various joints and mechanisms in the body. Although it has the effect of preventing injuries, some people may still experience some pain during running, such as knee pain! Recommend a way for friends who love running to prevent injuries and alleviate pain – kinesiology tape knee.
If this is your first time hearing about kinesiology tape knee, so I briefly introduce them to you.
kinesiology tape knee have elasticity, and their main function is to utilize the viscoelastic properties and mechanical direction of the patch, in conjunction with the principles of muscle dynamics and biomechanics, to provide reinforcement or relaxation therapy for specific muscles. When you are doing running exercises, the muscles in your knee area will generate different tensions and need to bear different burdens. If you exercise excessively, it can easily cause muscle damage. And kinesiology tape knee can help us protect and stabilize muscle tissue during exercise, thereby achieving a preventive and relieving effect.
Therefore, the correct use of kinesiology tape knee can achieve the effects of reducing pain, swelling, promoting rehabilitation function, and improving motor performance.
What are the types of kinesiology tape knee?
There are many classifications of kinesiology tape knee:
According by color: solid color kinesiology tape and printing kinesiology tape
We have many different colors, please refer to the color card below for details.
According to appearance：ordinary kinesiology tape，Punched kinesiology Tape，Pre-cut kinesiology tape and so on.Among them, pre-cut muscle stickers are divided into many kinds, because it can be cut into many different shapes according to your actual use.
According to the material: cotton and rayon
What is the difference between cotton and synthetic kinesiology tape knee?
In the picture below, the rayon material is on the left, and the overall material is on the right. It can be clearly seen that the surface of the rayon material is smoother, and the cotton material on the right has no gloss, but the breathability of the cotton material is also good. better. Different kinesiology tapes knee can have different effects when used in different parts, and you can choose according to your needs.
Usage and precautions of kinesiology tape knee
When conducting running exercises, in order to prevent muscle damage, we can apply according to the direction of muscle or fascia movement. For specific instructions, please search for relevant application videos or consult a professional physical therapist/rehabilitation specialist.
In addition, due to the stickiness of the kinesiology tape, its components contain glue, so the following two points should be paid special attention to:
-Allergy: Different skin types have different sensitivities to glue, and some people may develop allergies to the use of kinesiology tape. Therefore, it is necessary to stop using them in a timely manner.
-Avoid skin strain: Avoid violent tearing to prevent skin strain. For people with heavy body hair, it is recommended to clean their hair before use.
how long can i wear kinesiology tape knee
kinesiology tape are disposable consumables that can be kept for 2-3 days depending on the material used. They can be taken into a bath and wiped dry with a towel.
how often do you change kinesiology tape knee
If you regularly exercise and use it, it is recommended that you replace it after each exercise.
There is no limit to the number of times kinesiology tape can be used. If you are not allergic to it, you can use it unlimited times. If you want to avoid allergies, you have to look for the source factory and well-known brands, such as Wemade. Glue is the key to choosing kinesiology tape that is not prone to allergies. We have four kinds of glue, Japanese acrylic glue, German Henkel glue, domestic acrylic glue, and UV glue. You must ask clearly when purchasing, or we can according to different needs. Recommend different glues for you.
where can i buy kinesiology tape
kinesiology tape are now very common, and you can often see many sports stars in different sports fields using them: Bell(Real Madrid), Harden (NBA)
We usually have many channels to purchase, including offline channels such as hospitals, fitness centers, supermarkets, and physical therapy stores; Online purchase can be made on online platforms, such as Amazon, Wal Mart, Alibaba, etc. However, if you do not know the industry, you should identify professional manufacturers or suppliers, such as Aupcon, which is a brand manufacturer focusing on skin care, with strict quality control, good industry reputation and good customer reputation.
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