Taping and Strapping
Befit Physiotherapy is a fully equipped physio & sports injury clinic run by experienced physiotherapists and is conveniently located in Carlingford. Sports Physiotherapy involves prevention, evaluation and management of injuries resulting from sports and exercise participation at all ages and levels of ability.
Strapping tape and Supportive taping is commonly used by physiotherapists to:
- Relieve your pain
- Improve joint stability
- Enhance athlete confidence
- Reduce injury recurrence
- Prevent injury
Rigid strapping tape commonly used in taping or strapping is often referred to as “sports tape” or “athletic tape” and is most often a rigid style of strapping tape.
Elastic strapping tape can also be used when less rigidity or support is required.
Kinesiology tape is an improved version of elastic sports tape that acts to dynamically assist your muscle function.
Supportive Taping & Strapping
After your assessment, your physiotherapist will design your optimal taping to best meet your current needs, These can include:
- Stabilise or support the injury
- Pain-relief via a de-loading of the vulnerable or painful structures or
- To facilitate normal movement, muscles or postural patterns.
Please consult your physiotherapist for the best strapping for your injury needs.At Befit Physiotherapy, we have expertise in ankle strapping, knee strapping, shoulder strapping, wrist strapping, hamstring strapping and more.
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