Have you suffered from an injury or condition that is affecting your everyday life? Pain can sometimes be so debilitating that it makes daily tasks much more difficult than they used to be. Fortunately, the treatments provided at Long Island Physical Therapy have been proven to help alleviate pain, promote healing, increase strength and range of motion, and most importantly, get you back to comfortably living your normal life.
Our Physical Therapist is certified Kinesio taping specialist. She not only, will implement a variety of exercises and modalities into your treatment plans, based on your specific needs, Although she can also used different kinesio taping techniques based on your condition requirement. Kinesio taping is among these modalities, used to improve your mobility and provide support to your muscles, joints, and tendons. Our Physical therapist will perform Kinesio taping by placing the strips of tape on the affected area of your body, as well as any other places that you may be experiencing pain or stiffness. If you think you could benefit from Kinesio taping, contact our office to schedule an appointment today!
At your initial appointment, your Physical Therapist will perform a thorough evaluation, which will determine if Kinesio taping will be an effective option for your treatment plan. If so, your Physical Therapist will explain how it will benefit your journey toward recovery and the step-by-step process that you will go through to get there.
Kinesio taping works by doing a few important things for your body. It helps in resetting the circuitry in the affected part of your body by correcting any faulty interactions between the skin and muscles, joints, and tendons underneath. This results in improved muscle strength and activity.
Kinesio taping also works by blocking any pain receptors being sent to your brain. If those painful messages aren’t being received, the muscles in the affected area will loosen up and the likelihood for spasms will significantly decrease. Pain constricts an affected area, but if the pain is taken away, there suddenly becomes more freedom for blood flow and movement.
There are many reasons why Kinesio taping may be used, but it is successful in providing some of the same results across the board. These include, but are not limited to:
Kinesio tape has helped many of our patients get back to comfortably living their daily lives, without any lingering pain or stiffness. At Long Island Physical Therapy, our therapists will provide the very best Kinesio treatments to assist you in reaching that same goal. We are dedicated to helping you reach your peak physical performance, and we would love to meet with you and create a plan to make that happen.
Request an appointment with one of our Physical Therapist at Long Island Physical Therapy today, and get started on your path toward recovery!