Saudi Journal of Sports Medicine

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2023  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1--6

Kinesio Taping for the management of athletic conditions


Dalal Najeeb Aldakhiel 
 Department of Physical Therapy, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

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Dalal Najeeb Aldakhiel
Department of Physical Therapy, College of Applied Medical Sciences, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam
Saudi Arabia

This article is meant to provide a full review of Kinesio Taping (KT), including its uses, benefits, characteristics, contraindications, and physiology. In addition, common sports-related musculoskeletal conditions are managed using KT, which targets athletes from different sports. These cases are shoulder impingement, tennis elbow, patellofemoral pain syndrome, shin splint, and ankle instability. In addition, this paper is covering the effect of applying KT with these conditions, the outcome of KT with or without another modality, providing recommendations, and detecting research gaps related to taping. Besides involving healthy athletes, this review highlights the sequel of using KT with various sports performances.


How to cite this article:
Aldakhiel DN. Kinesio Taping for the management of athletic conditions.Saudi J Sports Med 2023;23:1-6


How to cite this URL:
Aldakhiel DN. Kinesio Taping for the management of athletic conditions. Saudi J Sports Med [serial online] 2023 [cited 2023 Sep 22 ];23:1-6
Available from: https://www.sjosm.org/article.asp?issn=1319-6308;year=2023;volume=23;issue=1;spage=1;epage=6;aulast=Aldakhiel;type=0