An Athlete's Best Friend: How Does Kinesiology Tape Work?

An Athlete's Best Friend: How Does Kinesiology Tape Work?

Have you ever watched the Olympics and seen strips of colorful tape adorning the athlete's arms, legs or backs?

No, it's not a fashion statement. It's kinesiology tape and is used by both elite athletes and regular people.

Kinesiology tape was invented by a Japanese chiropractor named Kenzo Kase in 1979.

But how does kinesiology tape work? Read on to get answers to this and other questions.

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