Utilization of Kinesio Taping for Fascia Unloading

Daniel O'Sullivan, Stephen Bird

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    The article offers information on the use of the Kinesio taping (KT) technique in fascia unloading by athletes to prevent and manage injuries to the musculoskeletal system. It describes the physiology of the connective tissue fascia and its risk to damage from load and contraction. It focuses on the application of kinesiotape to increase lymphatic drainage and blood flow to reduce pain.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)21-27
    Number of pages7
    JournalInternational Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


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