What does tape around your wrist do?
“Rigid tape is used to support ligaments and the wrist joint capsule by limiting movement and providing proprioceptive input… Rigid tape can also be used as a temporary substitute and/or means of assessing for orthotic use and may also be used to address soft tissue issues at the wrist” (Porretto-Loehrke A 2016).
What is SpiderTech tape used for?
That is why we use SpiderTech™ Kinesiology Taping to help prevent, manage and treat athletic injuries. SpiderTech™ tape is a non-residual tape used during athletic activity. Unlike other types of kinesiology tape, SpiderTech™ tape is pre-cut into specific shapes designed to target certain areas of the body.
Can I shower with SpiderTech tape?
Yes you can! The SpiderTech Neck Tape is water resistant and will stay in place while you swim or shower.
How do you heal a sprained wrist fast?
To speed the healing, you can:
- Rest your wrist for at least 48 hours.
- Ice your wrist to reduce pain and swelling.
- Compress the wrist with a bandage.
- Elevate your wrist above your heart, on a pillow or the back of a chair.
- Take anti-inflammatory painkillers.
- Use a cast or splint to keep your wrist immobile.
What tape do professional footballers use?
Professional football teams who can afford premier sock tape often choose to use coloured zinc oxide tape as their sock tape. Since the UEFA directive stipulating that European football teams must wear sock tape which is the same colour as the socks, coloured Mueller M Tape and Vivotape have become very popular.
What is SpiderTech made of?
All SpiderTech kinesiology tape products are specifically created to simulate the thickness, elasticity, and weight of the human skin. They are made from 100 percent cotton with a poly-acrylic adhesive, which leaves no sticky residues once the tape is removed.
How does Kinesio tape relieve pain?
When KT tape is properly applied, the elasticity in the KT tape gently lifts the skin from the tissues below. This gentle lifting of the skin creates a space to improve blood and lymphatic flow which ultimately helps to alleviate pressure and reduce swelling.