Kinesio Taping


Kinesio Taping supports and stabilizes your joints and muscles without affecting circulation and range of motion. It can also be used for prevention maintenance. Edema, and pain relief.

This procedure basically arises from the research of Kinesiology, hence the name “Kinesio”. Muscles are not only attributed to the movements of the body but furthermore command the circulation of venous and lymph flows, body warmth, etc. Therefore, the malfunction of the muscles to function correctly induces various kinds of symptoms.

Consequently, so much vigilance was given to the importance of muscle function that the concept of healing the muscles in alignment to cause the body’s own healing process came about. Using an elastic tape, it was found out that muscles and other tissues could be assisted by this method. The use of Kinesio Taping creates a totally new approach to healing nerves, muscles, and body parts. The first time Kinesio Taping was applied was for a patient with articular disorders.

For the first 10 years, orthopedists, chiropractors, acupuncturists and other health practitioners were the main users of Kinesio Taping. Before long, Kinesio Taping was utilized by the Japanese Olympic volleyball players and word quickly dispersed to other athletes. Today, Kinesio Taping is utilized by health experts and athletes around the world.

certified_kinesio_CKTPThe Kinesio Taping Method is connected over muscles to lessen pain and irritation, relax worn out muscles, and to assist muscles in development on a 24hr/day basis. It’s a non-prohibitive type of taping which permits full extend of movement.

In Comparison, traditional sports’ taping is used around the joint to stabilize and support it during activity. But this obstructs the flow of bodily fluids and can easily result in side effects.
Kinesio Tape can be used for anything from headaches to foot issues and everything in the middle.

Examples include:

  • Muscular facilitation or inhibition in pediatric patients
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome,
  • Lower back strain/pain (subluxations, herniated disc)
  • Knee conditions, shoulder conditions,
  • Hamstring
  • Groin injury
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Whiplash
  • Tennis elbow
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Patella tracking

Looking for Kinesio Taping in San Diego, CA? Call Hifai Chiropractic in San Diego to make an appointment today.

If you would like more information please contact Dr. Hifai in San Diego to schedule your first Kinesio Taping Session FREE! 858-360-9000