Foot & Ankle Strapping

Feet First Podiatry

Strapping has proven to be an effective and natural solution for individuals experiencing muscle or tendon discomfort. It provides temporary relief to allow individuals to resume their daily activities with ease. When the body is overworked or overstretched, it can lead to pain and potential injuries. Strapping the affected areas reduces movement, offers support, and prevents further damage. This method expedites the healing process, which is especially beneficial during the early stages of an injury or physical activity.

Our podiatrists recommend implementing strapping as a preventative measure to avoid long-term health issues. Kinesio tape (K-tape) is a flexible tape that provides proprioceptive feedback essential for individuals with chronic long-standing injuries who require better stability, such as those with tendonitis or knee pain.

K-tape works by providing:

1) proprioceptive feedback, stabilising the injury site,
2) reducing the load on painful areas, and
3) enabling optimal movement with the least amount of required energy.

4) flexibility and lifting action allow for improved circulation, making it a dynamic support for the area.

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K-Taping 绷带

绷带已被证明是一种对于肌肉或肌腱不适症状有效且自然的解决方案。它能够提供暂时性缓解,使个人能够轻松地恢复日常活动。当身体过度劳累或过度拉伸时,会导致疼痛和潜在的伤害。贴上绷带可以减少运动,提供支持并防止进一步损伤。这种方法加速了康复过程,尤其是在伤势或体力活动的早期阶段非常有益。

我们的足病医生建议采用绷带作为预防措施,以避免长期健康问题。肌动带(K-tape)是一种灵活的胶带,为有慢性长期伤病需要更好稳定性的个人提供本体感觉反馈,例如肌腱炎或膝盖疼痛的患者。

K-tape的作用在于提供

1)本体感觉反馈,稳定损伤部位,

2)减少疼痛区域的负荷,

3)以最小的必要能量实现最佳运动。

4)灵活性和提升能力可改善血液循环,使其成为该区域的动态支持。