Kinesiology Tape Brand Comparison

With the abundance of kinesiology tape available, it might be challenging determining which brand is the right fit for your needs. At Theratape, we understand how confusing it can be, so we’ve done some of the hard work for you. We carry the best brands, manufactured with the highest quality materials. Our brands are used in therapeutic settings and are preferred by athletes and trainers. We’ve created a quick reference guide to help you find the brand that’s best for you. Printable Chart
Kinesiology Tape Comparison Chart
Brand Single Rolls Bulk Rolls PreCut Options Sensitive Skin Option Average Wear Time Colors Price
KT Tape KTtape Length: 16’ Width: 2″ Length: 125’ Width: 2″ 10" Precuts along with Pro-X Patches and Recovery Patches for Swelling Products available in Regular, Extreme or Gentle Adhesive Regular Adhesive: 3-5 days Extreme Adhesive: 4-7 days 20+ solids, prints & Limited Editions $9 – $80
  • One of our best-selling brands
  • KT Jumbo rolls are 20' longer than most other brands and priced lower
  • Extreme adhesive is designed for wet, extreme conditions
  • The only brand with a Pro Synthetic option with stronger fabric for longer use
  • Certain Limited Editions available exclusively at Theratape
RockTape Rocktape Length: 16’ Width: 1″, 2″, 4″ Length: 105’ Width: 1″, 2″, 4″ 4” x 10” Edema Strips No Regular Adhesive: 3-5 days H2O Adhesive: 5-7 days 40+ solids & prints $18 – $240
  • Our best-selling brands
  • Each package contains a poster with a wide variety of application instructions
  • H2O adhesive is designed for wet, extreme conditions
  • Greater elasticity allows it to provide more snap back to assist working muscles
  • Used either therapeutically or to enhance sports performance. Preferred by many athletes in extreme sports, like CrossFit
StrengthTape Strengthtape Length: 16′ Width: 2″ Length: 115′ Width: 2″ 16’rolls of 10″ precut strips 6 individually packaged taping kits for different body parts No 5-7 days Strongest adhesive available 10 solid colors $7 – $80
  • Assists with pain relief and anti-inflammatory benefits
  • Not recommended for those with sensitive skin
  • Extra sticky adhesive recommended for ultra-endurance events and extreme conditions
Kinesio Tape Kinesiotape Kinesio Tex Classic Length: 13’ Width: 2” Kinesio Tex FP Length: 16’ Width: 1″, 2″, 3″ Kinesio Tex Classic Length: 103’ Width: 16′, 2” Kinesio Tex FP Length: 103’’ Width: 1″, 2″, 3″ 6 different taping kits with precut strips of different sizes, appropriate for different body parts.Precut fan strips in 2” x 12” and 3” x 12” sizes No 3-5 days 5 solid colors $5 – $69
  • The original kinesiology tape company, started by Kenzo Kase
  • Standard single and bulk rolls are available in 5 colors and 2 types – Classic and FP (Fingerprint)
  • Each pack comes with a small application instruction insert
SpiderTech spidertape Length: 16’ Width: 2” Length: 103’ Width: 2″ 16 different precut applications for different body parts - X, Y and I PowerStrips - 1” x 6” I Strips - 2” x 8” X Strips - 2” x 8” Y Strips Entire product line available in regular or Gentle adhesive 3-5 days 4 solid colors $7 – $80
  • SpiderTech Precut applications are a great way to start for those with no taping experience
  • Preferred by some health professionals because they save time not having to cut and design applications
PerformTex Length: 16’ Width: 2” Length: 103’ Width: 2″ No PerformTex Pediatric Tape 3-5 days 6 solid colors + monkey pattern (Pediatric) $8-$50
  • Patented adhesive pattern is said to increase depth of penetration into fascial layers
  • Very good value for the money
Kindmax kindmax n/a n/a 8 unique precut applications for different body parts - Calf/Achilles - Elbow - Foot - Knee - Lower Back - Neck - Shoulder - Wrist No 3-5 days Black & beige $5.99
  • Excellent value compared to other precuts
  • Available exclusively from Theratape
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Kinesiology Tape Brand Comparison

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Kinesio Tex Classic Bulk Roll - Pink
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Kinesio Tex Classic Bulk Rolls

$64.99 $69.99

After almost 40 years as the world\'s leading kinesiology tape brand, the original Kinesio Tex Tape has stood the test of time. Now called Kinesio Tex Classic, the tape has the traditional wave design and the original cotton fabric content. 



    • 2" wide x 105\' long - equivalent to 8 single rolls of Kinesio Tape Classic

    • Hypoallergenic, latex-free adhesive

    • Water resistant, with a wear-time of 3-5 days

    • Available to both consumers and health care professionals



This is the original Kinesio Taping product developed in Japan by Dr. Kenzo Kase, and used in the official KinesioTaping Method of therapeutic taping.

Availability: Out of Stock: Backorders Allowed

Theratape Edema Strips Variety Pack

$13.99

Kinesiology tape edema strips are used to reduce swelling, edema, bruises and contusions. Also called fan cuts, these precut strips have several thin "tails" connected to a solid anchor end. The individual tails are positioned over an area of swelling with the anchor end in the vicinity of lymphatic drainage ducts. The tape gently lifts the skin, allowing fluid to drain away from the swollen area through the lymphatic system. This variety pak provides a selection of precut edema strips in assorted lengths and widths from 3 different manufacturers, allowing you to experiment to see which style is best for your condition. If you\'re not sure which brand or size is right for you, this is a great product to start with. Each pak contains:



    • Nasara 2" x 8" Edema Strips (3)

    • Nasara 2" x 10" Edema Strips (3)

    • Kinesio Tape 2" x 12" Fan Cuts (2)

    • RockTape 4" x 10" Edema Strip(2)

Availability: Sold Out: No Backorders
KT Tape Gentle Precut Strips - Beige MAIN KT Tape Gentle Precut Strips - Beige MAIN
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KT Tape Gentle - 20 Precut Strips - Beige

$13.99 $14.99

KT Tape Gentle is designed for anyone with sensitive skin. Its lighter latex-free adhesive makes it less irritating to skin and easier to remove. It was created for use during light exercise or for non-exercisers wearing kinesiology tape for therapeutic purposes. It provides targeted pain relief and will stay in place for 1-3 days.

Precut strips are easy-to-apply and require no cutting. If you\'re new to taping, precut strips are a great way to start.

Each roll contains 20 precut 10" strips of natural cotton kinesiology tape and includes a Quick Start Guide with step-by-step instructions for common injuries.

KT Tape Cotton Grip 1000 Pix
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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 Jumbo Uncut Cotton Roll - Black
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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

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KT Tape Jumbo Cotton Precut Roll - Black Main KT Tape Jumbo Cotton Precut Roll - Black Main
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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 Original Cotton 20 Precut Strips - Purple
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KT Tape Original Cotton - 20 Precut Strips

$10.97 $12.99

KT Tape Original Cotton is designed for use during light exercise or for non-exercisers wearing kinesiology tape for therapeutic purposes. It\'s lighter adhesive is easier on the skin and contains no latex. It provides targeted pain relief and will stay in place for up to 3 days, through daily showers, humidity, cold, even in the pool.

Precut strips are easy-to-apply and require no cutting. If you\'re new to taping, precut strips are a great way to start.

Each roll contains 20 precut 10" strips of synthetic kinesiology tape and includes a Quick Start Guide with step-by-step instructions for common injuries.

KT Tape Cotton Uncut Roll - Pink
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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

Kinesio Performance Plus Pink From Side Kinesio Performance Plus Pink From Side
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Kinesio Tex Performance+ 2" Single Rolls

$15.99 $19.99

Kinesio Tex Performance+ is an exciting new twist on Kinesio\'s tried and true line of kinesiology tapes. Performance Plus Tape combines the best features of Kinesio Tex Classic and Kinesio Tex Gold FP to create the perfect kinesiology tape for everyday use. While Gold FP targets surface tissue and Kinesio Tex Classic targets deeper muscles, Kinesio Tex Performance+ meets in the middle to provide support and pressure relief for the fascia and muscles between these two layers. Using a unique 50/50 cotton/polyester blend, a snowflake style, and Kinesio\'s patented wave adhesive pattern, Performance+ tape provides the deep muscle support you need and the shallow muscle/skin decompression your muscles with thank you for! 

Each roll comes pre-wound on a sturdy plastic dispensing spool that protects your tape wherever you take it and the side port lets you unwind and rewind it without ever having to take the tape out! Each  2" x 16.4\' roll provides an average of 8-12 applications.

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