Relieving the pain and discomfort coming with sports injuries is important. You might need to get back into the game and do not have time for this distraction. Kinesiology sports injury tape is one useful product that helps alleviate your suffering. This special tape provides protection to the injured area of your body. It is designed to help relieve pressure from overworked muscles, lower your pain, and help control swelling.
This type of sports injury tape is applied differently from others. Rather than wrapping the affected area, it is placed in strips to create unique patterns. Because it is elastic, it can be pulled to increase and decrease the tape’s tension, to create various effects. The tape is about the same thickness as the skin and helps increase support to the affected area of the body.
When applied correctly, kinesiology injury tape helps open the spaces in between skin layers to increase blood flow to the muscles. Increased blood flow also results in normal muscle response. The tape prevents swelling of injured muscles when it is applied in such a manner to create a low amount of pressure on the affected area. This pressure helps fluid drain and move away from the joints and muscles.
It is vital to apply the tape immediately following an injury. By applying it sooner, rather than later, your recovery time is often greatly reduced. Imagine being able to return to your favorite sport or activity after just a few days, by using the tape, compared to a week or longer by not using kinesiology taping. To learn more about SpiderTech kinesiology products, visit our website, or contact us directly, today.