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Subacromial injections are often recommended to patients suffering from severe shoulder pain. These injections are used to deliver cortisone to the injury site and diminish inflammation. They can help to speed-up recovery times and reduce the probability of needing surgery. However, these injections are not risk free, and research has found that Kinesiology Tape may be just as effective and without side-effects. A study published in Clinical Rheumatology investigated the effectiveness of subacromial injections compared with Kinesiology Tape to reduce shoulder pain. The Turkish researchers assessed 70 patients with “Sub-acromial Impingement Syndrome” and subsequent anterolateral shoulder pain. These patients had been prescribed...

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Bruising and swelling of the body is not only painful and unsightly, it can also be dangerous. The medical term for swelling is edema and it is caused by fluid build-up in a localized area. It can be caused by trauma initiated by surgery, medical conditions such as diabetes, or injury. Sometime women experience swelling of the legs and feet during pregnancy. Severe swelling (known as lymphedema) is very dangerous and caused by blockage, damage or removal of lymph nodes or lymphatic vessels. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is an example of lymphedema that is potentially deadly. There are different home...

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One of the most common joint degenerative diseases, osteoarthritis is a chronic condition causing swelling, plain and stiffness of the affected areas. Knees in particular are prone to osteoarthritis and it can be very debilitating for sufferers. Unfortunately there is no cure for osteoarthritis and the condition has no specific cause. This can make osteoarthritis very difficult to manage. However, more people are finding that Kinesiology Tape can help to offer some pain relief. Last year a Turkish study found that using Kinesiology Tape over a 2-3 week period could help to improve the daily function of people with knee osteoarthritis....

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It’s well known that Kinesiology Tape can help to reduce pain. Yet, there is still a lot of speculation about how it works. Until recently it has been a common assumption applying Kinesiology Tape with tension causes convolutions in the skin. In turn, this stimulates the mechanoreceptors in the brain, forcing the brain to focus elsewhere due to the alternative source of neural input. This is a similar principal that T.E.N.S therapeutic actions work on. However, research in Brazil investigating the effects of Kinesiology Tape on cold-induced pain is challenging this idea. Maybe it isn’t necessary to apply this tape...

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Anyone who has had a sporting injury or involved in an incident that has caused muscle and/or tendon damage will appreciate how painful this can be. It’s not just the initial injury that’s the problem; it’s also the road to recovery. Any musculoskeletal damage requires time to heal properly and this usually means plenty of rest and immobilization. Yet, this isn’t easy when you have life to live. Hence, more people are using Kinesiology Tape. However, not everyone is confident in applying this tape for the first time, which is why the “X-Marks the Spot” technique is the best option....

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