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WHY TAPE








Support/bracing Hubbard 2010
Compression
Proprioception Ozer 2009
Offloading (McConnell 2010)
Prevention Ozer 2009
Muscle activation/deactivation
Psychological Delahunt 2010
Insurance

NEED TO KNOWS



Know the laws/rules of the sport
Know the biomechanics
Know/ask your athlete
Know the mechanism of injury

EQUIPMENT










EAB elastic adhesive bandage
Zinc oxide
Combi packs- fixomull & zinc oxide
Kineseotape
Cohesive bandage
Underwrap
Scissors/cutters
Orthopaedic foam/felt
Glue- e.g. tuffskin, coloplast
Razors
Dressings

Structures • • • • • • Joints Ligaments Tendons Muscles Combination Sensory nerves .

thickness .CONSIDERATIONS KNOW YOUR ANATOMY • Skin condition.TA .Cubital fossa .wounds • Sensitive areas.Popliteal fossa .

Aims • To know when to tape & why • To be aware of different methods of taping • To gain an understanding of the properties of each of the different types of tape • To gain confidence with using different types of tape • To understand the different principals of taping • To use these principals to develop your own ways of taping .

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Plantar Fascia Tape .

Plantar Fascia Tape .

Ankle Lateral Ligament Tape .

Ankle Lateral Ligament Tape .

Ankle Lateral Ligament Tape .

Patella Lift Tape .

Patella Lift Tape .

Bicep Fem Offload Tape .

Hip Flexor Offload Tape .

Knee Medial Ligament .

Pelvic Tape .

Pelvic Tape .

Wrist Tape .

Wrist Tape .

Thumb Tape .

Elbow Hyperextension .

Shoulder Tape .

A/C Tape .

K Fascial Tape .

K-tape Shoulder .

K-tape Tennis Elbow .

K-tape Gluts .

K-tape Piriformis .

K-tape Hamstrings .

K-tape Quads/Knee .

K-tape Calf .

K-tape Tib Ant .

K-tape Tib Post .

K-tape Bunion .

K-tape Spine .