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Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Everyday Use
Everyday Use
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Medical Use
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Sporting Use
Kinesio Association

Based in Birmingham operating throughout the West Midlands providing Kinesio Taping, LiveWell have a number of Kinesio Qualified Therapists who can apply effectively Kinesio Tape for a multitude of aches and pains as well as muscular dysfunction.


Kinesio Taping in Birmingham

WHAT IS KINESIO TAPE?

Kinesio Tape®, also called Kinesio Tex Tape, is the original elastic adhesive tape developed by Dr. Kenzo Kase in 1979. Kinesio Tape is latex-free, hypoallergenic and wearable for days at a time. It is safe for everyone from elite athletes, general gym users through to medial patients.

• 100% made from a gentle cotton fiber stripKinesio Tape Birmingham
• 100% medical grade acrylic adhesive
• 100% latex-free
• Hypoallergenic
• Water-resistant
• Does not limit range of motion
• Multiple day wear time.
• Tension on tape has the ability to relax or stimulate muscles.


HOW DOES KINESIO TAPING WORK?

Kinesio Tape alleviates discomfort and facilitates lymphatic drainage by microscopically lifting the skin. This lifting effect forms convolutions in the skin thus increasing interstitial space and allowing for a decrease in inflammation, reducing pressure while enabling a more effective flow of blood and lymphatic fluid in and out of the target area.

Based upon years of clinical use, Kinesio Tape is specifically applied to the patient based upon their needs after evaluation. The findings of the clinical evaluation or assessment dictate the specifics of the Kinesio Tape application and other possible treatments or modalities. With the utilization of single “I” strips or modifications in the shape of an “X”, “Y” or other specialized shapes as well as the direction and amount of stretch placed on the tape at time of application, Kinesio Tape can be applied in hundreds of ways and has the ability to re-educate the neuromuscular system, reduce inflammation, prevent injury and promote good circulation and healing, and assist in returning the body to homeostasis.


EVERY DAY USE

FOR WORK, FOR LIFE, FOR PLAY

Although originally developed for medical use in things such as Lymphedema, for many years Kinesio Taping has assisted individuals of all ages to find comfort in their daily activities.

Kinesio is widely used for general day to day functions to help office workers, bus drivers and other working professionals with the day to day repetitive strains within the neck, back and hands caused by long hours at computer desks or in a seated position. Whatever your ache or pain whether it starts in the foot or in the neck Kinesio Taping can be the difference between getting up ready for your day ahead or getting up dreading your day ahead.


FOR MEDICAL USE

FOR THE MORE COMPLEX ISSUES

As you may see in the Media the athletic uses of Kinesio Taping are well-noticed and extensively photographed but it is in fact the medical field that Kinesio Tape was created originally created for. As part of an overall medical approach to patient care Kinesio Tape is used widely in helping reduce pain and inflammation as well as assisting muscle development and function to further progress a person’s rehabilitation following surgery or other medical interventions.


FOR SPORTING USE

FOR THE MORE COMPLEX ISSUES

As you may see in the Media the athletic uses of Kinesio Taping are well-noticed and extensively photographed but it is in fact the medical field that Kinesio Tape was created originally created for. As part of an overall medical approach to patient care Kinesio Tape is used widely in helping reduce pain and inflammation as well as assisting muscle development and function to further progress a person’s rehabilitation following surgery or other medical interventions.


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Kinesio Taping in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham & the West Midlands

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After telling Steve about my issues, he quickly figured it out exactly which areas are triggering the pain in my shoulders etc ....focusing on these areas he worked his magic!

- Robert Gilvarry, Birmingham - August 2016

As Sports Massages go, A bit painful but defiantly worth it !!

- Greg Elia, Erdington - May 2015

My partner and I booked a Sports Massage with Steve recently as an alternative to a romantic night in (haha!). We both suffer with shoulder tension and knots in our shoulders and calves. Steve was incredibly professional and came and set up quickly - in the comfort of our own home, whilst our toddler was in bed. I have neglected myself a little since my son was born as I don't get chance to do things for myself any more (and with all the child lugging it's so much more needed!) and so this was an absolute god send. I will be booking future appointments and would recommend anyone to give LiveWell Health a try.

- Jennifer Washbrook, Birmingham - September 2015
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