Kinesiology Taping for Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

Theratape Sciatica Have you ever suffered from Sciatica?  For those not familiar with this lower back affliction, sciatica usually results from a herniated disc or bone spur, causing pressure on the sciatic nerve and often resulting in inflammation and pain in the lower back and hips. In severe cases, the burning pain can travel all the way down the back of the leg to the foot.  Common treatments include medications and a combination of physical therapy, exercise and kinesiology taping. If left untreated, sciatica can worsen over time, so be proactive about treating this condition.  Speak to your doctor or physical therapist before beginning any treatments on your own, but don’t be surprised if your doctor doesn’t mention physical therapy, exercise or kinesiology taping as potential treatment options.  According to an article published by the American Physical Therapy Association, a recent study showed less than a third of primary care physicians recommended exercise and physical therapy as a treatment for sciatica, despite recommendations from the American College of Rheumatology and the American Pain Society.  If you doctor doesn't mention these treatment options, be sure to ask.

Kinesiology Tape Application Instructions for Lower Back Pain and Sciatica

SpiderTech Lower BackKinesiology tape can help relieve pain, inflammation, and spasms associated with sciatic nerve pain. In addition to cutting strips from rolls of tape, there are precut applications that specifically target  the lower back, such as the Kindmax Precut Lower Back Support. Kinesio tape’s ability to provide support can also reduce risk of further injury, and its pain relieving properties can help you stick to an exercise plan designed to treat your sciatica. This following video demonstrates the correct technique for applying the Kinesio Tape Precut Lower Back application to help reduce pressure on the lower back.

Precut Back Tape Application Instructions from Kinesio Tape

http://youtu.be/TJiY0ihtgPc Downloadable application instructions for lower back pain relief from the makers of StrengthTape. May is “Back” month at Theratape.com – 33% off select precut lower back applications until May 31st. Theratape is now on Pinterest, stop by and check us out!

Kinesiology Taping for Sciatica and Lower Back Pain

There are 124 products.

GO Tape 5M Uncut Roll - Purple
  • -$0.00

GO Tape 16' (5m) Uncut Rolls

$9.99 $14.99

GO Tape is designed to be the world\'s best cotton kinesiology tape. It is made from a high thread-count fabric with an advanced elastic core that increases the strength, durability and elasticity of the tape. The patented All-Performance™ acrylic adhesive produces wear-times of 5-7 days, equivalent to other "strong adhesive" k-tapes that cost much more.



    • long-lasting adhesive stays on 5-7 days

    • shower, swim or sweat as much as you want - GO Tape keeps on going

    • high tensile elastic core for superior support without restricting movement

    • available in 8 rich colors

    • one 5 meter (16 foot) roll can be used for 8-10 typical applications

Availability: Product available with different options
GO Tape - 20 Precut Strips - Red
  • -$0.00

GO Tape - 20 Precut Strips

$9.99 $14.99

Each 16 foot (5m) roll contains 20 tear-off strips. Each strip is 10" long unstretched, which is an ideal length for many kinesiology taping applications. Most common injury applications require only two strips of tape, making Go Tape Precut Strips both economical and convenient.

GO Tape is made from a high thread-count fabric with an advanced elastic core that increases the strength, durability and elasticity of the tape. The patented All-Performance™ acrylic adhesive produces wear-times of 5-7 days, equivalent to other "strong adhesive" k-tapes that cost much more.



    • each 5 meter (16\') roll contains 20 precut 10" strips - ready to tear off and apply

    • long-lasting adhesive stays on 5-7 days

    • shower, swim or sweat as much as you want - GO Tape keeps on going

    • high tensile elastic core for superior support without restricting movement

Availability: Product available with different options

KT Tape Recovery Patches for Swelling & Inflammation

$9.99

The KT Tape Recovery+ Patch is a groundbreaking product for the treatment of swelling, inflammation and bruising. The unique one-piece design makes it possible to apply an effective edema application in less than a minute. Simply remove the backing from the center part of the application and apply over the affected area. Then remove the backing strip from the outer edge and smooth the tape down. Compare this to the tedious process of cutting and applying hand-cut fan strips and you\'ll understand why this is a game changer!



    • Can be used on any part of the body

    • Effective for acute or chronic conditions

    • No measuring or cutting required

    • Simple 2-step process for fast and easy application

    • No training necessary to apply effectively

    • Provides 24/7 therapy up to 3 days

KT Flex Reinforced Knee Strips KT Flex Reinforced Knee Strips
  • -$0.00

KT Flex Reinforced Knee Support Strips

$14.99 $15.99

KT FLEX is a revolutionary 2-strip system that provides effective support for weak or injured knees without the bulk or restriction of a stabilizing sleeve. It features KT Tape\'s patented FREEFLEX™ technology in the form of a flexible stabilizing bar embedded in the tape for added support and stability.



  • Supports like a sleeve without the restriction

  • Supports while allowing full range of motion

  • Water resistant, lightweight and comfortable 

  • Ideal for use in many athletic activities

  • Can be worn 1-3 days

  • 8 strips/package = 4 applications

KT Tape Cotton Grip 1000 Pix
  • -$0.00

KT Tape Cotton Grip Tape For Abrasion Control

$13.99 $12.99

KT Tape Original Cotton Grip Tape for abrasion control is KT Tape\'s solution for the sores and blisters that come with using the *Hookgrip lifting technique. Each roll has been precut into 40 strips, each of which is 5 inches long and 2 inches wide (12.7 cm X 5 cm). This unique size is specially designed to wrap around fingers and thumbs to add a layer of protection where you need it most, and the strong adhesive will make sure that your tape stays on through blood, sweat, and tears!



  • Strong adhesive designed to withstand intense workouts

  • Protects thumbs from blistering and abrasion

  • Enhances grip during heavy barbell, kettlebell, crossfit, and Olympic lifting

  • Approved for competetive lifting (unless fingertips are covered)

  • Highest available strip count (40 Strips per roll).

  • 2" (5cm) width works for all thumbs

  • Strips are precut and tear off to save you time and effort

  • Latex-Free

  • Includes an illustrated step-by-step guide for proper application 


* Hookgrip - a method of holding a barbell by gripping the thumb between the barbell and the fingers, increasing grip strength when performing heavy lifts.

KT Tape Pro Jumbo Uncut Roll - Beige
  • -$0.00

KT Tape Pro Jumbo Uncut Rolls

$76.47 $89.99

If you tape a lot, KT Tape jumbo rolls are the best kinesiology taping value you\'ll find. While bulk rolls from most other brands are 105\' (32m) long, KT Tape jumbo rolls are 125\' (38m) long. That\'s an extra 20 feet, or approximately 15-20 additional applications! Combine that with the fact that KT Tape bulk rolls are also priced lower than the competition and you\'ll see why they\'re the choice of so many health professionals.

KT Tape Pro is made from 100% synthetic microfibers for better performance in wet conditions.



    • Synthetic microfiber fabric is more durable than cotton

    • UltraLite elastic core for enhanced support

    • SecondSkin Adhesive lasts up to 7 days

    • Dispenser box for easy access

Availability: Product available with different options
KT Tape Jumbo Uncut Cotton Roll - Black
  • -$0.00

KT Tape Cotton Jumbo Uncut Rolls

$50.97 $59.99

If you tape a lot, KT Tape jumbo rolls are the best kinesiology taping value you\'ll find. While bulk rolls from most other brands are 105\' (32m) long, KT Tape jumbo rolls are 125\' (38m) long. That\'s an extra 20 feet, or approximately 15-20 additional applications! Combine that with the fact that KT Tape bulk rolls are also priced lower than the competition and you\'ll see why they\'re the choice of so many health professionals.

KT Tape Classic is made from 100% cotton fibers for optimal comfort and breathability.



    • Synthetic microfiber fabric is more durable than cotton

    • UltraLite elastic core for enhanced support

    • SecondSkin Adhesive lasts up to 7 days

    • Dispenser box for easy access

KT Tape Jumbo Cotton Precut Roll - Black Main KT Tape Jumbo Cotton Precut Roll - Black Main
  • Reduced price

KT Tape Cotton Jumbo Rolls - 150 Precut Strips

$64.99

If you tape a lot, KT Tape jumbo rolls are the best kinesiology taping value you\'ll find. While bulk rolls from most other brands are 105\' (32m) long, KT Tape jumbo rolls are 125\' (38m) long. That\'s an extra 20 feet, or approximately 15-20 additional applications! Combine that with the fact that KT Tape bulk rolls are also priced lower than the competition and you\'ll see why they\'re the choice of so many health professionals.

KT Tape original cotton products are made with a light adhesive suitable for individuals participating in light exercise or exercise therapy. Those participating in heavy exercise should consider KT Tape Pro, which has a stronger adhesive.



    • 150 easy-to-apply 10-inch strips per roll

    • dispenser box for easy access

    • ultra-soft cotton for added comfort

    • light-weight adhesive lasts up to 3 days

KT Tape Cotton Uncut Roll - Pink
  • -$0.00

KT Tape Original Cotton Uncut Rolls

$10.97 $12.99

KT Tape original cotton products are made with a light adhesive suitable for individuals participating in light exercise or exercise therapy. Those participating in heavy exercise should consider KT Tape Pro, which has a stronger adhesive.



  • 2" x 16\' (5cm x 5m) roll - enough for 8-12 applications

  • ultra-soft cotton for added comfort

  • light-weight adhesive lasts up to 3 days

  • dispenser box for easy access

  • includes Quick Start Guide with step-by-step instructions for common injuries

KT Tape Pro Uncut Roll - Black
  • -$0.00

KT Tape Pro Uncut Single Roll

$16.99 $19.99

For those who prefer to cut their own kinesiology tape applications, KT Tape Pro is now available in uncut rolls. Each 16\' (5m)standard  roll can make 8-12 typical applications.With its hard plastic carrying case, it\'s the perfect item to keep in a gym bag or first aid kit.

KT TAPE PRO is the world\'s only 100% synthetic kinesiology tape, and was recently re-engineered with a stronger adhesive, to allow it to work in wet conditions and/or intense exercise.



    • Synthetic microfiber fabric for durability and comfort

    • UltraLite elastic core for enhanced support

    • Latex-free for sensitive skin

    • SecondSkin Adhesive lasts up to 7 days

    • Comes with protective travel case, sticker and quick start guide

In package In package
  • -$0.00

KT Tape Recovery+ Ice/Heat Massage Ball

$40.99 $44.99

KT Tape\'s KT Recovery+ Ice/Heat Massage Ball is like having your own personal, portable trauma kit. Whether you prefer heat therapy, cold therapy or need to alternate, Ice/Heat has you covered.

The versatile, interchangeable balls are a key component in the system allowing you to choose to massage as is, with ice, or with heat.

Nasara QuickStrips 10" Precut Y Strips - Black
  • -$0.00

Nasara QuickStrips - Precut Y Strips

$11.99 $13.99

Y-strips are used to provide both support and pain relief for injured muscles and joints. The base of the Y is applied at either the top or bottom of the injured muscle or joint, then the two arms are applied around the borders. Select a size large enough to surround at least 80% of the injured area. 


Use the dropdown selectors below to customize your selection to fit your needs:



    1. Select strip length - 6", 8", 10" or 12"


    1. Select quantity - 15-pack or box of 50


    1. Select color - beige, black or light blue



*Not all option combinations are currently available. If you do not see your desired option in any dropdown list, try changing one or more of the previous options.

Availability: Product available with different options
Nasara Kinesiology Tape Precut I Strips - Box of 50 - Light Blu
  • -$0.00

Nasara QuickStrips - Precut I Strips

$22.50 $0.00

I strips are the most commonly used taping configuration. They can be applied directly over the belly of an injured or overused muscle to assist in recovery or wrapped in a curved pattern around an injured joint. They can be used to provide decompression for pain relief or compression to promote recovery. Available in a variety of lengths for different body parts and situations.

Use the dropdown selectors below to customize your selection to fit your needs:



    1. Select strip length - 6", 8", 10" or 12"

    1. Select quantity - 15-pack or box of 50

    1. Select color - beige, black or light blue



*Not all option combinations are currently available. If you do not see your desired option in any dropdown list, try changing one or more of the previous options.

Availability: Product available with different options
Nasara QuickStrips 8" Precut X Strips - Blue - Box of 50
  • -$0.00

Nasara QuickStrips - Precut X Strips

$22.99 $0.00

X-strips are the quick-relief strips of the kinesiology taping world. Each strip has a lengthwise cut from each end toward a solid center. For fast pain relief, simply apply the center part of the tape directly over any painful spot, then spread the arms and apply over the surrounding area in an X-pattern.


Customize your selection to fit your needs:



  1. Select strip length - 6" or 8"

  2. Select quantity - 15-pack or box of 50

  3. Select color - beige, black or light blue


*Not all option combinations are available. If you do not see your desired option in any dropdown list, try changing one or more of the previous options.

Availability: Product available with different options
Rocktape RockFloss Mobility... Rocktape RockFloss Mobility...
  • -$0.00

Rocktape RockFloss Mobility Band - Red

$40.00 $41.99

RockFloss is a new, reusable simple, latex elastic band that can help you move better and with less pain. It comes in a roll packaged in a stiff cardboard box that fits easily in your gym bag or backpack. It\'s easy, convenient and reusable, and available in 2″ or 4″ widths. RockFloss uses the science of compression and fascial shearing to help \'unstick\' muscles and joints so they move better and with less pain. 

Availability: Sold Out: No Backorders
RockGuards - Black RockGuards - Black
  • -$0.00

RockGuards Shin Protectors - V3

$27.00 $60.00

RockGuards are durable shin protectors made with cushioned 5mm neoprene on the front and a lightweight mesh on the back. A 2" zipper at the bottom makes them easy on and off. Use them anywhere your shins may take a beating - CrossFit, mountain biking obstacle course racing, trail running, rope climbs, deadlifts, cleans, snatches and box jumps, just to name a few.



    • perforated neoprene on front allows breathability and release of water during OCR

    • 4-way-stretch lycra on back for less bulk and full flexion

    • 2" zipper for easy on and off

    • footstrap to keep them in place no matter what you do

    • RockGuards come as a pair

Availability: Product available with different options