A study of the effects of kinesio tape on the human body

Eccentric exercises are more likely to induce DOMS, movements which are rarely used in daily activities 3. The reasons for finding of no significance under the condition of eyes open may be related to the large role that vision plays in maintenance of balance, with visual cues overriding many other neural influences under normal conditions.

The effects of kinesio taping on quadriceps strength during isokinetic exercise in healthy non athlete women. The patients were randomly divided into two groups: This is done by elongating the muscles and joints in the affected area and then applying the tape.

This malfunction may be the cause of flatulence and oedema of the stomach cover, which leads to pain.

This lack of homogeneity amongst outcome measures in the studies prevented the ability to pool statistical data.

It is important to note that symptom reduction between the day before return to play and the day the athlete returns is dramatic. All of the studies used healthy volunteers with no current pain or injury. Kinesiology tape must be applied correctly, by a trained professional.

DOMS manifests as limitations of range of motion ROMswelling, reduced muscle strength, increased muscle thickness, and limited functional movement 678. The principle limitation amid the included studies was the lack of homogeneity of the methodological designs and outcome measures resulting in inconclusive findings regarding appropriate instructions, location and duration of KT application to affect athletic performance.

So how does the tape actually work? This study also suggests that Kinesio Tex tap might have a significant effect on subjects tested in single limb stance if there were larger number of subjects.

Koh Do Yle Objective: The patient immediately reported some pain relief with the application of the tape. Additionally, the data collection methods, which were implemented by the researchers, were outlined sufficiently so that the study could be repeated similarly.

The Beneficial Effects of Kinesio Tape Therapy

Kinesiology taping can either provide support or prevent over-contraction of muscles. Each study ensured that baseline characteristics of subjects were similar between groups to limit bias, except for the research completed by Stupik et al.

Circumference of the abdomen was measured in lying position. The adhesive is heat-activated, light, and hypo-allergenic, causing less skin irritation than other tapes. Muscle pain and loss of strength occur due to excessive eccentric contractions, which produce pools of intramuscular lactic acid 4.

Acute effects of kinesiotaping on muscular endurance and fatigue by using surface electromyography signals of masseter muscle. Six days after the accident and two days following the second application of tape, this was the result. These declines may be due to the large role that vision plays in maintenance of balance, with visual cues overriding other neural influences under normal conditions.

He found that the application of the tape replicated some of the benefits of manual therapy in reducing pain, soreness, and inflammation. The results indicate that Kinesio Tex tape applied to the lateral aspect of the ankle can significantly influence balance and postural sway when subjects have eyes closed, which correlates with positive alterations in ankle proprioception as measured by angle of replication reported in earlier studies.

Influence of kinesio taping on the motor neuron conduction velocity. It is used for the sports event only and then removed as it does not allow the skin to breathe and can cause irritation. In order to prove efficiency of Kinesio Taping applications in therapy, research was carried out on a group of 22 patients 8 male, 14 female treated in Surgery Unit of the Municipal Hospital in Nysa in January and February Other studies by Barrett et.

Subjective pain was measured using a visual analogue scale VAS.

No tape Kinesiotape Measured trunk ranges of motion flexion, extension and lateral flexion with tape measure KT Y-strip applied along lower trunk from center of sacrum without stretching to mid thoracic spine Statistically significant increase found in trunk flexion between control and KT application; No statistically significant differences in trunk extension or lateral flexion Huang et al.

Taping has been used in general to protect joints, reduce swelling, and stabilize joints following acute injuries 9. Contact us Physiological Effects of Kinesio Taping As was previously mentioned lymphatic fluid flow becomes obstructed in areas of damaged tissues.

Effects of head-neck rotation and kinesio taping of the flexor muscles on dominant hand grip strength. The inclusion criteria were as follows: Increases in muscle resting tension also temporarily alter muscle function 5.

Thus these results suggest that bilateral tandem limb stance may be a better indicator of COG sway for testing balance awareness.

The PT can adjust the amount of tension to suit the patient when applying the tape. In simple terms it affects the activation of the neurological and circulatory system.

Kinesiology tape benefits a wide variety of injuries and inflammatory conditions.The Beneficial Effects of Kinesio Tape Therapy. It also provides support to the muscles and joints, and provides sensory feedback to your brain and body without restricting range of motion.

The tape can also be used to help relax overused and tired muscles, and support muscles in movement on a hour/day basis. In summary, there are. Physiological Effects of Kinesio Taping. thereby relying on stretched tape for this correction. Kinesio Taping is based on a different philosophy that aims to give free range of motion in order to allow the body’s muscular system to heal itself bio-mechanically through continued use.

[Purpose] This study aimed to confirm the effects of kinesio taping (KT) on muscle function and pain due to delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) of the biceps brachii. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty-seven subjects with induced DOMS were randomized into either Group I (control, n=19) or Group II (KT.

The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of Kinesio Tex Tape to no tape on static single limb balance individuals with no known knee pathology. Discussion and Conclusion: Previous studies have shown that balance. THE EFFECTS OF KINESIO TAPE ON PAIN AND RANGE OF MOTION OF THE SHOULDER The shoulder is one of the most moveable joints in the human body, and test the white athletic tape versus the Kinesio tape like the study done by Lins.

Physiological Effects of Kinesio Taping

NATURE, APPLICATION AND EFFECT OF KINESIO - TAPING structure and meaning of the human body`s fascia. It discusses the functions, the biomechanics and its changes Scientific opinions of researchers and evidence explaining unsuspected possibilities of kinesio-tape - still not popular enough among the specialists physiotherapists.

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