How does kinesiology tape create position and sense? Physical therapist and RockTape FMT instructor Dr. Joe LaVacca DPT shares some key ideas to the application of tape and talking to the brain via the skin. In this case, we’re taping for a postural cue.
“SKINtelligence” is a fun term to use when producing safety and motion via a tactile cue. Kinesiology tape alone cannot solve a problem, but tape as an adjunct, in absence of a therapist’s hands can be an optimal way to develop repeatable motions in the best position possible. Better positions generate safety and the most efficient manner of joint and skin position sense.
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Is there any risk on using Rock Tape for an 80 year old person who is taking blood thinner medications?
I would consult with your doctor if you are unsure on this. We don’t know of any associated risks, but your doctor has more to go off than I do. That being said, I hope it helps you!