Athletes and Kinesio Tape

Kinesio tape used in London Olympics, volleyball.Images of athletes covered in colored tape are continuing to draw attention since the London Olympics. Coated over shoulders, knees, abs and quads, the material is called Kinesio tape. It was invented by the Japanese chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr. Kenzo Kase and has been used in sport medicine over 10 years. The elastic tape moves with the body while reducing pain and supporting muscles. According to the Kinesio taping website the tape “microscopically lifts skin and channels away moisture.”

As a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP®), Dr. Marta Callotta is trained and
applying kenisio tape to lower back
experienced in Kinesio treatment and its benefits. Dr. Callotta is also available to cover your sports event. Read more about Sports Chiropractic and research on Kinesio taping. If interested in learning more about this service for your team, call 562-938-8770 or Email here

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