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was dissatisfied with the properties of the tapes available.with He was for of a natural was dissatisfied the looking properties the way to relieve common discomforts. He tapes available. He was looking for a natural knew paincommon sensors were located between way to the relieve discomforts. He the epidermis and thewere dermis (the first and knew the pain sensors located between second layers of your skin) so he thought the epidermis and the dermis (the first andif he could lift these layers, would second layers of your skin)more so heblood thought if flow to the strained or injurd area. he could lift these layers, more blood would flow to the strained or injurd area. How Does Kinesio Taping Work? 1. Taking Off Painful Areas – How Does Pressure Kinesio Taping Work? this reduces the tension through weak, 1. Taking Pressure Off Painful Areas – strained or inflamed muscles and this reduces the tension through weak, tendons.or inflamed muscles and strained 2. tendons. Relaxing Muscles – this assists the stretch receptors which 2. Relaxing Musclesin–the thisskin assists the provides feedback to influence the control stretch receptors in the skin which of the muscle tension under the provides feedback to influence theskin. control 3. ofPromoting Lymphatic Drainage – the muscle tension under the skin.when applied to the skin withDrainage tension, the tape 3. Promoting Lymphatic – when will naturally recoil. As a result, it lifts the applied to the skin with tension, the tape skinnaturally and fascia to allow will recoil. As a lymph result, itflow liftswhich the helps speed up the healing process. skin and fascia to allow lymph flow which 4. helps Providing Support – provides speedStructural up the healing process. structural support for Support weak or injured 4. Providing Structural – provides muscles and/or joints. structural support for weak or injured muscles and/or joints. What does that mean to a golfer? Golfersdoes experience manytogeneral and specific What that mean a golfer? conditions that may impede theirand comfort Golfers experience many general specific or performance. Kinesio Taping is used to conditions that may impede their comfort issues resulting from: is used to oraddress performance. Kinesio Taping • Overuse and over-practicing address issues resulting from: Poor swing •• Overuse andmechanics over-practicing Over-swinging •• Poor swing mechanics Insufficient time dedicated to warm-up •• Over-swinging Rotational stress placed ontothe spine •• Insufficient time dedicated warm-up • Incorrect grip and setups • Rotational stress placed on the spine Traumaticgrip force the body resulting from •• Incorrect andtosetups poorly executed • Traumatic force toswings the body resulting from poorly executed swings Who Should Use Kinesio®? Kinesio TapingUse is effective and beneficial in Who Should Kinesio®? so manyTaping different settingsand – from rehab, in to Kinesio is effective beneficial to everyday use ––it’s honestly somedical, many different settings from rehab, hard to to set a limit! medical, to everyday use – it’s honestly hard to set a limit! For more information, email us at golf@kinesiotaping.com or visit For more information, email us at kinesiotaping.com. golf@kinesiotaping.com or visit kinesiotaping.com.

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