Spider tape, also known as kinesiology tape, gives support and stability to the patient’s joints and muscles without negatively affecting circulation and range of motion. Due to its health benefits, many athletes and fitness- conscious people prefer the use of spider tape to assist injuries, sprains, or tension around the joints.
Some wraps or braces will restrict circulation to the joint, which is necessary for the healing process. This problem can also occur from the patient’s incorrect application or timing.
Highlights of spider (kinesiology) tape:
- Supports ligaments and joints in pain
- Provides relief without disrupting blood circulation
- Has little to no effect on the patient’s range of motion not already disturbed by the