Kinesiology Taping

The Benefits of Kinesiology Taping

Kinesiology Taping

Rocktape is a revolutionary new type of therapeutic kinesiology taping product designed to aid in the treatment and healing of various sports injuries, as well as improve physical performance. Common Problems that can be addressed using Rocktape Kinesiology Taping include issues such as Ankle Sprains, Achilles Tendonitis, Golfers Elbow, Shin Splints, Low Back Disorders, Rotator Cuff Problems, Plantar Fasciitis, Swollen Ankles, Tennis Elbow, Calf Strains, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, just to name a few.

We like to call Rocktape the duct tape of the human body because it is so versatile. It can be used to compress or decompress an area, depending on it’s application. It can be used to promote blood flow, or it can be used to help drain swelling. It can be used to decrease pain, but can also be used to increase your awareness of a specific area that needs attention. Depending on its application, it can also be used to activate or deactivate a muscle group to enhance performance or decrease risk of injury.

Because of its versatility and unique design (in comparison to other kinesiology tapes), Rocktape is used for a wide variety of applications:

Kinesiology Taping for Sports

Kinesiology Tape for Shoulder Pain

Rocktape was built with the athlete in mind. Rocktape not only works wonders for injuries but also assists in coordination and movement. For instance, when athletes start to fatigue, they break form. Once form is less than optimal, so is performace, because form and function are interconnected and co-dependent.

Kinesiology Tape

We tape athletes for their injuries based on movement standards, orthopedic testing, and physical exam findings. However, what is a unique aspect to the training behind Rocktape is the use of PowerTaping protocol, which helps athletes extract every ounce of energy from their bodies and use it as efficiently as possible. How? By taping the body as a functional unit, emphasizing an entire chain of muscles according to how they work together to achieve the win.

 

Pregnancy

Kinesiology Tape

The 9 months of pregnancy come along with all sorts of difficult changes to the body. Not only are there many hormonal and emotional changes, but there are enormous physical changes. Pregnancy is tough. Rocktape is tougher.

Rocktape has created many different taping standards and protocols with the goal of easing the pain and stress on the pregnant body. Got foot swelling? Rocktape can help. How about a sore and fatigued back from all the extra weight? Rocktape can help. Sciatica? Plantar Fasciitis? Rib Pain? Rocktape can help.

Kinesiology Tape

One of the most commonly used application during pregnancy is the Baby Belt and Front Sling. Rocktape can be used to literally create a sling around your body to help evenly distribute the weight of a pregnant belly. It can immensely reduce the fatigue of carrying around the extra pounds.

 

If you’re looking to understand more about Kinesiology Tape, here are three things you can do:

  1. Check out our short page called Rocktape – What does it do?

  2. Check out Dr B’s blog post: 3 Misconceptions about Kinesiology Tape.

  3. Take a course from Rocktape USA or Rocktape Canada

  4. Visit the Valeo Health Clinic as a patient and experience it first hand!