What is Kinesio Tape?

Category: Equipment

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The Kinesio Taping® Method involves taping over and around muscles in order to assist and give support or to prevent over-contraction.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 6 3
Joint pain 2 1
Achilles tendonosis 1 0
Bunion 1 1
Dislocated thumb 1 0
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
2
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Kinesio Tape

Side effect Patients
Itching 1
Skin irritation under patch 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Kinesio Tape

Dosage Patients
1other as needed 2
2 other daily 1

Duration

Currently using Kinesio Tape

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 2
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Kinesio Tape.