Designed for support and stability of ITB injuries due to overuse, which can be related to muscle weakness, poor running technique and footwear.
|1. Measure and cut 1 I Strip from just below the knee to the hip bone. Remove a small section of the paper backing from the anchor of the Strip and place anchor on the outside of the leg, just below the knee with no tension.|
|2. Without stretching the tape, peel away the paper backing and apply the strip over the IT Band, ending without tension at the hip. Rub the tape to activate the adhesive|
3. Measure and cut 1 I Strip. Tear paper backing in the center of the tape and apply 10% – 15% tension, placing directly over the area of pain Lay down the ends without tension. Rub the tape to activate the adhesive.
|Note: for a very painful case, the horizontal I strip may be substituted for 2 diagonal strips forming an ‘X’ over the area of pain.|
Kinesio Tex Classic
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