Helping to support functional movement
Athletic tape or kinesiology tape was originally developed in the 1970’s in Japan. Since then many organisations have worked with and developed the tape. Rocktape have formulated an athletic tape that instead of restricting movement it works with movement; stretching up to 180% of its original length.
When applied with little or no stretch a biomechanical lifting of the skin is created, thus decompressing the tissue just under the skin; this has three main effects:
Rocktape can also be applied with a stretch, especially at sites of strained, torn or weakened tissue. At these sites it provides functional stability and enhanced tissue snapback when returning to a neutral position.
I may decide to use Rocktape as part of your treatment, if this is the case I will discuss the use of the tape and give homecare advice. It may be necessary to clipper excess hair for a more effective application.
There is no extra cost for the application of Rocktape when used as part of a normal treatment. If you only require a tape application only, 15 minute appointments are available for testing-taping-retesting. These can be useful for those familiar with Rocktape and require taping for an event for example.
My clinic is based in west Brentwood, Essex. It is walking distance from the High Street and Brentwood Rail Station; and a short drive from J28 of the M25, free parking is available on the drive.
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