Frequently Asked Questions on Kinesiology Tape


What is Kinesiology tape?
The Kenisiology taping is a therapeutic taping technique that provides support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion. It  provides extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong the benefits of manual therapy administered within the clinical setting.

What are the benefits of a KT tape?

Benefits of KT tape are as follows: 

  • Muscle Support: It relieves pain or fatigue felt in the muscle and prevents cramping. 
  • Joint Corrections: Increases the range of motion in joints and loosen the muscles.  
  • Allowing flow of body fluids: Kinesio tape promotes and improves blood and lymphatic circulation.
Can you take a shower with Kinesio tape in place?

Yes the Kinesiology tape is water resistant. You can shower with the tape in place. Later you can air dry the tapr or wipe with a dry towel. Do not use a dryer on the KT tape.

Can you take a shower with Kinesio tape in place?

Yes the Kinesiology tape is water resistant. You can shower with the tape in place. Later you can air dry the tapr or wipe with a dry towel. Do not use a dryer on the KT tape.

How long can you keep the Kenisiology Tape on?

It is recommended not to wear a kinesiology tape for more than 5 days. The length of time it stays depends on where the tape is applied. When the tape is applied to a knee or foot which is naturally a harsh environment for tape, it will generally last on for 2-3 days.