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Using kinesiology tapes for muscle pain

I am a frequent user of kinesiology tapes specifically to control neck and shoulder pain. It is also been useful to manage abdominal pain. When I developed shoulder tendinitis, I had used this for 7 weeks continuously. There was a time when if I used to take the tape off for a few minutes my shoulder used to hang limp with a lot of pain.

I usually purchase Nasara kinesiology tapes from Amazon. I have got it at various prices between Rs. 500-Rs. 700. My physiotherapist tells me that the colour does not matter so if you are short on the money like me, go for whichever colour is the cheapest.

The prolonged used of tape for example during shoulder tendinitis discoloured my skin. So it is better if you can to give a break after every few days.

Also to protect the skin from getting affected, there is a pretty expensive but useful spray called  3M Cavilon spray. While taking off the tape, I have found it useful to set aside several minutes for it. Then go inside the bathroom and keep on pouring water and take it off bit by bit. Physiotherapist in to remove it in one shot but I have had precious because of it.


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