Elastic therapeutic Kinesio-­‐Tape possibilities in patients with scoliosis

Esther de Ru

Literatuur type: 
bericht
Publicatiejaar: 
2014

 

Background

Elastic therapeutic tape is in full use in allied health care.

 

Aim

To share clinical experience regarding taping use in current Scoliosis Treatment. Gain knowledge of Elastic Therapeutic (Kinesio ) Tape and its effects on pain, motor performance, balance, pulmonary function and posture.

 

Design

Gain knowledge of the hypotheses, the available evidence and clinical experience of utilizing this tape
background taping and its possibilities and the clinical experience with tape on the trunk.

 

Methods

Patient reports

 

Results

Novel way of using tape and contra tape.

 

Conclusions

Tape can be applied to relieve pain in the (elderly) patient with postural collapse. It can be used with all age groups as the extra stimulus (sensory information) to assist patients to 'hold' their new positions (exercise). We have seen tape 'assist' pulmonary function in the patients with scoliosis and neuromuscular scoliosis.

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