Kinesiotaping, Rocktaping and other Dynamic taping methods are becoming very popular amongst the sports enthusiast and Crossfitting community. I have been using Rocktape methods now for some time and have been using it in conjunction with manual therapy and other treatment techniques for soft tissue injuries, shoulder complaints, knee and foot/ankle injuries. The dynamic tape is quite different to that of the more traditional rigid tape. When applied it does not lock down and restrict an individuals movement like rigid tape. Whilst there are only a small handful of research articles published on the use of dynamic tape, I believe the tape helps to provide the individual with increased proprioceptive feedback and some gentle support to an area.
If you would like to find out more about Rocktape and how it can be applied, be sure to check out the range of videos on the Rocktape website @ http://rocktape.com.au/videos/.
To find out more about Rocktape and whether it could be used with the treatment and management of your injuries, please feel free to contact us at Principle Four Osteopathy.
Principle Four Osteopathy is located in both the Melbourne City CBD @ 29 Somerset Place, Melbourne City CBD (within Jon Weller PT Studio) and the Docklands @ 717 Bourke St (within Pilates on Bourke).
Services Provided include: Osteopathy, Exercise Prescription, Rehabilitation & Ergonomic Risk Assessments.
Appointments can be made by calling 03 9670 9290 or by booking online @ www.principlefourosteopathy.com