Types of Kinesiology Tape

Kinesiology tape comes in a variety of styles and sizes, providing options for all body sizes, skin types and injuries or health conditions. There are products available for every level of expertise, from inexperienced home users to trained health professionals. Both videos and printable application instructions are available for a wide variety of injuries and health conditions, allowing anyone to learn how to apply kinesiology tape effectively. If you are new to kinesiology taping, take a few minutes to read about the different types of kinesiology tape, so you can select the best product for your situation.
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Uncut Rolls

Uncut rolls of kinesiology tape come in a variety of lengths and widths. Single rolls (average length 16') are ideal for home users, while bulk rolls (average length 105') provide an economical option for hospitals, therapy clinics, athletic trainers and others who tape a lot. The most economical way to purchase kinesiology tape, uncut rolls are best suited for individuals with some kinesiology taping knowledge or those who don't mind taking the time to look up and follow instructions for cutting and applying the tape for their needs. Uncut rolls are used extensively in health care settings where a greater need exists for specialized applications.Buy Kinesiology Tape Uncut Rolls
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Precut Strips

Precut kinesiology tape strips were designed to reduce the amount of time and cutting necessary to create the most commonly used applications. As their popularity has grown, so has the variety of sizes and configurations available. Some come in serrated rolls, allowing strips to be easily torn off and applied, while others come in packages or boxes of individual strips. Precut strips are now available in X, Y, I and Edema (fan) configurations in lengths from 6" to 12". All that is required is to remove the backing and they can be quickly applied either individually or in a variety of combinations, allowing for significant customization.Buy Kinesiology Tape Precut Strips
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Precut Applications for Specific Body Parts

Precut applications are designed for specific parts of the body. They require no cutting, measuring or designing, making them great for those new to kinesiology taping. Kindmax and SpiderTech precut applications are made from single, wide pieces of tape. The backing is serrated and labeled, making it easy to apply the tape one section at a time, according to the enclosed step-by-step instructions. Kinesio Precuts and StrengthTape Taping Kits are collections of precut strips in sizes and quantities for different body parts. These kits come with instructions for several different methods of application. Convenient, portable and requiring no measuring or cutting, they are the handiest items to have on hand for athletic injury emergencies.Buy Precut Kinesiology Tape
 

Comparison Table - Different Types of Kinesiology Tape

Uncut Rolls

Precut Strips

Precut Applications

Brands

Ares, Kinesio Tape, PerformTex, RockTape, StrengthTape, SpiderTech Ares, Kinesioi Tape, Nasara, StrengthTape, SpiderTech Kindmax, Kinesio Tape, SpiderTech, StrengthTape

Description

Single Rolls - 16' (5m) long x 1", 2", 3" or 4" wideBulk Rolls - 103-115' (31.5 - 33m) long x 2" or 4" wide 16' rolls of 10" strips - 20 strips per rollPackages of X, Y, I and edema strips in assorted lengths Individually packaged, single use applications precut for specific body parts or specific injuries

Pros

Lowest cost per application - 1 roll of tape can make multiple applicationsApplications can be customized for size, condition or other specific needs No cutting or measuringCan combine to create custom applications Machine-cut edges and corners fray less No cutting or measuringConvenient and portable Machine cut edges/corners fray less Quickest application time

Cons

Measuring and cutting tape adds to application timeThose new to taping may need to review videos or printable instructions to create effective applications. Strip length may not work for all applicationsMay be more expensive per application than uncut rolls Higher cost per application than rolls or stripsLess customizable

Who Should Use?

Frequent tapers looking for the best value in kinesiology tapeHealth professionals dealing with a wide variety of patients and conditions Those requiring customized applications due to size or special conditions Those looking for a combination of value and convenienceThose needing to apply tape quickly without time to measure and cut Those wishing to experience the benefits of kinesiology taping, but have no experience or trainingHealth professionals looking to save time in clinical appointments
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Types of Kinesiology Tape

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Kinesio Clinical Video Series - Sport & Fitness

$54.99

This DVD is for athletes or health professionals working with the athletic population. Instructions are provided for use of the Kinesio Taping® Method in the treatment of a variety of acute and chronic orthopedic injuries commonly seen in an athletic or active populations. By utilizing Kinesio® Tex Tape, patients have reported a decrease in pain and swelling as well as quicker recovery times and a faster return to their original level of performance.

This DVD is part of the Kinesio Clinical Video Series, a collection of 10 training videos to help health professionals learn more about incorporating Kinesio Taping into their specialties. Each video is approximately 45 minutes long and features specialists in the topic presented.

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Kinesio Clinical Video Series - Throat & Mouth

$54.99

Kinesio® Tex Tape and the Kinesio Taping® Method can be utilized very effectively as a rehabilitative tool with feeding and swallowing issues. It increases sensory and muscle functions and can also be used to facilitate weak muscles. It can be used with a variety of facial muscles to assist with musculo-skeletal issues or oral intake. Kinesio Taping during a therapy session can assist with carry-over of therapeutic interventions for several days following treatment.


This DVD is part of the Kinesio Clinical Video Series, a collection of 10 training videos to help health professionals learn more about incorporating Kinesio Taping into their specialties. Each video is approximately 45 minutes long and features specialists in the topic presented.

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Kinesio Clinical Video Series - Scar & Edema

$54.99

Recovery from wounds after injuries or surgery can be complicated by swelling and the development of scar tissue. Kinesio Taping post-wound can enhance lymphatic flow to decrease swelling, leading to pain relief and increased rehabilitation potential. Management of scars is often overlooked when treating pain, swelling, decreased range of motion, contractures, and cosmetic appearance of the skin. Scar tissue can significantly disrupt how our bodies function. Using Kinesio® Tex Tape is one of the easiest and inexpensive ways of treating scars. Its unique elastic qualities not only assist scars to mature, allowing the collagen to become more parallel, but it can also assist scars to release adhesions. Both new and old scars can be treated with Kinesio Tape with changes noted as early as 24 hours in mobility, adhesion and color. Scar management with Kinesio Tex Tape is gentle with quick and significant results.

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Kinesio Clinical Video Series - Acupuncture

$54.99

Because Acupuncture and Kinesio Taping® operate under similar principles, they can be used separately or in concert to address acute and chronic pain as well as various types of physical and emotional stress. The tape can be used either at specific acupuncture points or in larger areas to move energy along meridians within the affected region. Appropriate application of Kinesio® Tex Tape can stimulate energy flow and support the self-healing process.

This DVD is part of the Kinesio Clinical Video Series, a collection of 10 training videos to help health professionals learn more about incorporating Kinesio Taping into their specialties. Each video is approximately 45 minutes long and features specialists in the topic presented.

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Precut Kinesio Tape Shoulder
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Kinesio Precuts

$4.99 $5.99

Precut Kinesio Tape applications are made from strips of Kinesio Tex Tape, pre-cut into shapes and sizes for specific body parts. Each convenient 3" x 7" foil packet contains enough tape for 1 or 2 single-use applications, plus application instructions. Each strip has been precut with smooth edges and rounded ends. The backing is perforated for easier application, and also has cutting guides for making size adjustments.

Genesis Hyper Grip Large Rectangle Pads - 20 Count

$16.50

Genesis New Hyper Grip Tape Circles. It\'s not Hype! Are you ready to get a Grip on your game? Available now! First we caused a K-Motion, and now we\'re creating the Hype! Where others are quick to follow, we continue to lead with true innovation! This pack contains 20 large pads.

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Nasara QuickStrips 10" Precut Y Strips - Black
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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.

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Nasara Kinesiology Tape Precut I Strips - Box of 50 - Light Blu
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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.

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RockBalls Infinity... RockBalls Infinity...
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RockBalls Infinity Dual-Action Fused Massage Balls

$19.00 $21.00

Got painful hotspots or trigger points? RockBalls are a great way to perform self myofascial release with pinpoint accuracy. The mesh carrying bag includes a 3.5" spikey ball, a 2.5" smooth ball and an instruction book showing release locations for trigger points plus mobility exercises. The 2 different surfaces give you two different tools to break through tough tissues. Also included with every RockBalls kit is a Movement Manifesto booklet, featuring a multitude of corrective exercises and tissue release techniques.



    • Easy to use - just roll or press on trigger points, hot spots, tight or spasmed muscles to release spasms, tightness, scar tissue

    • Contains 2 PVC rubber myofascial release balls - one 3.5" textured (spiky) ball and one 2.5" smooth ball

    • Includes RockTape Movement Manifesto booklet with corrective exercises and tissue release techniques

    • Convenient and portable - keep one set at home and one in your gym bag

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RockBalls - Myofascial Release Balls

$18.00 $20.00

Got painful hotspots or trigger points? RockBalls are a great way to perform self myofascial release with pinpoint accuracy. The mesh carrying bag includes a 3.5" spikey ball, a 2.5" smooth ball and an instruction book showing release locations for trigger points plus mobility exercises. The 2 different surfaces give you two different tools to break through tough tissues. Also included with every RockBalls kit is a Movement Manifesto booklet, featuring a multitude of corrective exercises and tissue release techniques.



  • Easy to use - just roll or press on trigger points, hot spots, tight or spasmed muscles to release spasms, tightness, scar tissue

  • Contains 2 PVC rubber myofascial release balls - one 3.5" textured (spiky) ball and one 2.5" smooth ball

  • Includes RockTape Movement Manifesto booklet with corrective exercises and tissue release techniques

  • Convenient and portable - keep one set at home and one in your gym bag

Kinesiology Taping... Kinesiology Taping...
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Kinesiology Taping Fundamentals DVD

$30.00 $45.00

90 Minutes of Practical Kinesiology Taping Training!

The Kinesiology Taping Fundamentals DVD is a must for anyone involved with kinesiology taping. British physiotherapist, Paul Coker, explains the theory of kinesiology taping in clear, understandable terms, then demonstrates taping techniques for over 50 conditions.

The DVD is separated into 8 chapters. Each chapter has its own menu with selectable sub-titles for each individual taping technique. This makes it easy to quickly find and view instructions for any condition without having to search through the entire DVD.

Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Tape & Technique
  3. Clinical Rules of Thumb
  4. Taping Common Clinical Conditions
  5. Fan Taping to Reduce Swelling
  6. Lift Taping to Reduce Pain
  7. Muscle Taping to Improve Function
  8. Support Taping to Stabilize and Support

PerformPrep Skin Cleaner

$18.99

PerformPrep Skin Cleaner is used to prepare the skin for the application of kinesiology tape, athletic tape or medical tape. It gently cleans the skin, removing oils, lotions, sweat and residue that could prevent tape from sticking properly. PerformPrep\'s gentle, environmentally friendly formula includes moisturizing ingredients to maintain skin\'s natural pH balance and minimize the chance of irritation.



  • Safe for all ages and skin types

  • hypoallergenic formula uses environmentally-safe ingredients

  • Does not dry skin like alcohol swabs

  • Improves tape adhesion

  • Light, pleasant scent


Directions for Use::
Hold can 3-4 inches from skin and spray entire area to be cleaned. Gently wipe the area with a clean paper or cloth towel. Apply tape when skin is dry.


Warning:
Use only as directed. For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes, open wounds, abrasions and mucous membranes. If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label. Keep out of reach of children. If rash or irritation develops, discontinue use and consult a physician.


For optimum taping results, use the entire PerformTex Taping System:
PerformPrep Skin Cleaner
PerformStik Tape Adherent
PerformLift Adhesive Remover

Nasara 8" 15 Pack Edema Pack and Half Extended Fan Thumbnail Nasara 8" 15 Pack Edema Pack and Half Extended Fan Thumbnail
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Nasara QuickStrips - Precut Edema Strips

$12.99 $14.99

Edema Strips are a safe, comfortable way to reduce swelling and bruising. Simply apply this light, elastic tape over any swollen area and it immediately goes to work increasing lymphatic drainage. Also called fan strips because they are applied in a fan pattern over the area of swelling or bruising, many people simply call them magic strips because they work so well and so quickly. Select a size to completely cover the affected area

Customize your selection to fit your needs:



    1. Select strip length - 8" or 10"

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

    1. Select color - beige or black



*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.

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Nasara QuickStrips 8" Precut X Strips - Blue - Box of 50
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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.

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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