According to Dr. Case, when placed on an injured area, or area prone to injury, kinesio tape will:
improve blood flow and circulation in the injured area
lift the skin allowing small, corrective changes in deep tissue over time
Does It Work?
According to the Pacific Standard,”Skeptics argue that because the tape is only worn on the surface of the skin, it has little impact on deep-muscle injuries.”
However, athletes continue using the tape because they have noticed its benefits, both in their performance and in their recovery from injury. Plus the kinesiology taping techniques become apart of their pre-game ritual.
Mind over matter is an athlete’s mantra. An athlete’s mind powers him or her to do the impossible and to stretch limits. This same mental energy can help an athlete to recover and to regain confidence in their abilities.
Whenever I’m sore, whether it’s my knee or my shoulder, putting the Kinesiology Tape on gets the blood flowing and circulating around my body . . . I’m able to go out there and play free, not really thinking about injuries.
It just gives me that confidence. It gives me confidence to go out there and not worry about getting injured. If you’re playing free and you’re confident, great things are going to happen on the court.
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