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Tips for taking off Sports Tape

Posted by Donna Newman on

Sports tape is a saviour for treating and preventing injuries, but some people dread when it is time to rip off the tape! Try using eucalyptus or olive oil to loosen and soften up the tape. Once it has soaked it, slowly lift up the tape from the corners to take it off. Treat the area with some moisteriser to treat the skin after you take the tape off.   Before reapplying new tape, make sure the area is clean free of moisterisers and oils, recommend rubbing with an alcohol swab of wash the area with soapy water first. 

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How to Treat Golfers Elbow at Home

Posted by Donna Newman on

Golfers usually meet with a problem named Medial Epicondylitis ( golfer’s elbow. It is an injury to the muscles that flex your wrist and fingers. There is an injury in the bony bump on the inside of the elbow where these muscles attach. This is caused by the damaged muscle tissue at the point it anchors to the arm bone at the elbow. Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow) is caused by repetitive forceful gripping while flexing and twisting the wrist. It is a common result of a golf grip that is too "Strong".     Let’s see how kinesiology tape is...

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Does KinesioTape Really Work ?

Posted by Donna Newman on

Healthy skeletal muscles are essential for your body. An injured muscle or tendon can make you feel slower or weaker than normal. If you are an athlete or you work in a profession that requires physical labor, keeping your body free from pain is important for your best performance. So, which thing will help you to keep your muscles fit? Which thing will improves your muscles faster than any other thing in injury? The answer is simple that is kinesiology tape.  What is kinesiology tape? Dr. Kenzo Kase of Japan who was a chiropractor acupuncturist and moxibustion therapist researched that effects of...

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How Athletes or Runners Can Prevent Blisters

Posted by Donna Newman on

I read the many health articles and guides online and was dissatisfied with the blister care advice. Blisters are common problem with athletes and active people. With 10 years of experience working with renowned physical therapy & sports injury center, I'd like to offer my instructions on blister care that will result in easy callus formation rather than unnecessary suffering with ripped open hands. 1) do not remove the top layer of blister skin unless it has torn open and is in danger of ripping away healthy skin. If it has torn, go ahead and trim away the loose skin....

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Kinesiology Tape: Olympic Trend or Blessing for Athletes

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Are you fond of watching Olympics or athletics on television? So, definitely you have seen athletes wearing strips of bright colored tapes. These tapes are called Kinesiology or kinesio tapes. What are Kinesiology Tapes? Let us go some years back! A chiropractor acupuncturist and moxibustion therapist named Dr. Kanzo Kase of Japan developed this method in the year 1979. He researched that the effects of all types of therapies were effective, but the effects were not permanent. So, he researched for a thing which has long lasting effect named Kinesio Tape. A tape which is thin, stretchable with elastic cotton...

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