II. Definition

  1. Elastic adhesive tape

IV. Technique

  1. Apply tape lightly over spasmed muscles
  2. Apply tape with greater tension over weak muscles for stability
  3. Change tape every 3-5 days (remove adhesive with baby oil)
  4. Remove tape if irritation occurs

V. Contraindications

  1. Do not apply to broken, damaged or infected skin

VI. Adverse Effects

VII. References

  1. (2015) Presc Lett 22(11): 65

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