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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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Plantar Fasciitis and ultra running – Jody’s story

Jody (aka @Jodyrunssahara) is an ultrarunner and freelance journalist. He writes for Men's Running UK and founded his own site, adventurerunner.co.uk. He's kindly agreed to share his injury story with RunningPhysio. Firstly though we'll look at the back story of Jody's heel pain; In October 2011 Jody started feeling heel pain after increasing his weekly […]

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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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Foot and ankle taping

This blog contains 3 kinesiology tape techniques you can use with foot or ankle pain. If you’re in pain even when not running you can use the tape continuously until symptoms settle. The tape lasts 5-7 days and will survive a shower and even a swim if applied properly. Alternatively you can use the tape […]

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