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Kinesio Tape, Athletic Performance and Self Belief – by Paul Westwood

Today we’re joined by top physiotherapist and triathlete Paul Westwood. Paul has a wealth of experience with athletes of all levels and has kindly agreed to share his insights from many years working in sport. You can follow him on Twitter via @triathlonphysio. Our previous articles on kinesio tape have discussed the research and potential […]

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Kinesio Tape for ‘Shin Splints’?

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) is a common running injury which can become a persistent nuisance. You might know it better as ‘shin splints’. There are a lack of treatments for MTSS that have been shown to be effective in […]

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Kinesio Tape – what is it, what does it do and what’s the evidence? – by Paul Coker

When we reviewed kinesiology tape last autumn we gave Rocktape a bit of a hard time. So we thought it was only fair to give them a chance to share their views on the topic. Medical Director of RocktapeUK and Physiotherapist Paul Coker has kindly agreed to give us the lowdown on all things kinesiology […]

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Kinesio Tape – does it work?

In 2008 Kinesio Tape (KT) was donated to 58 countries for use during the Olympic games. Its brightly coloured strips could be seen on a host of high profile athletes and since then its use in sports has blossomed. More recently footballer Mario Balotelli wore it during the Euros, and Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic […]

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