Kinesio Taping Portland, OR

Kinesio Taping

Get Back in the Game with Taping

Do You Have an Injury? Taping Can Help

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.

That is why we, Rose City Physical Therapy, offer treatments like Taping to help alleviate pain, promote healing, improve posture,, facilitate muscle activation, promote better joint positioning, and most importantly, get you back to comfortably living your normal life.

Physical therapy and taping

taping has helped many of our patients get back to comfortably living their daily lives, without any lingering pain or stiffness.

At Rose City Physical Therapy, our therapists will provide the very best treatments to assist you in reaching that same outcome.

At your initial appointment, our physical therapist will perform a thorough evaluation, which will determine if taping will be an effective option for your treatment plan.

If so, our 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.

How can taping benefit me?

Our physical therapists will implement a variety of exercises and modalities into their treatment plans, based on your specific needs.

taping is among these modalities, used to improve your mobility and provide support to your muscles, joints, and tendons.

Our physical therapist will complete 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, request an appointment at Rose City Physical Therapy today!

So, how does taping work?

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.

taping also works by blocking 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.

What are the biggest advantages of taping?

There are many reasons why taping may be useful to you in your healing journey.

These include, but are not limited to:

Stabilizing joints

Some conditions may make it difficult for joints to stay in place. taping can help stabilize and provide support for these joints, while still allowing them to move around their intended range of motion.

Relieving pain

One of the biggest benefits of taping is pain relief. By blocking pain receptors, your brain doesn’t receive the painful messages from the affected area any longer, and the muscles relax as a result. This allows for more mobility, quicker healing, and a more comfortable treatment process overall.

Decreasing swelling

Injury, surgery, or even simple overuse of a certain part of your body can also result in swelling. taping helps to decrease swelling by limiting the pressure between the skin and the tissues underneath. This allows any buildup of fluid to travel freely and promotes easier movement of the affected area.

Posture…Taping can facilitate improved posture by providing cueing.

Find relief for your pain today!

Request an appointment with one of our Portland, OR physical therapists today, and get started on your path toward recovery!

At Rose City Physical Therapy, 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.