Step-by-step guide to the arch support taping

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Step-by-step guide to the arch support taping

Maximize effectiveness: Tips for patients and practitioners

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1. Step-by-step video on how to do the arch support taping

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2. How to perform the arch support taping? Follow these instructions:

Step 1
Sit upright with your affected foot crossed over your other knee and with your foot turned inwards.
Step 2
Measure and cut two pieces of kinesiology tape from the centre of the sole of your foot to the outside of your lower shin bone, traveling over the top of your foot.
Step 3
Fold the first piece of kinesiology tape approximately one inch or 2.5cm from the end and rip the backing paper along the crease as demonstrated.
Step 4
Apply the end of the tape under no tension to the middle of the sole of your foot before traveling over the top of your foot towards the outside of your lower shin under the desired amount of tension.
Step 5
Apply the second piece of tape in the same fashion, overlapping the first by 50% towards your toes.
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3. About the arch support taping

  • Arch support taping is a technique used to provide support and stability to the arch of the foot.
  • The tape is applied to the foot in a specific manner to lift and support the arch, which can help to reduce pain and discomfort in the foot and lower leg.
  • This technique is often used to treat conditions such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and overpronation.
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4. Benefits of arch support taping

Here are some potential benefits of performing this exercise:

  • Provides support and stability to the arch of the foot
  • Reduces pain and discomfort in the foot and lower leg
  • Helps to treat conditions such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and overpronation
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5. FAQ on arch support taping

What is arch support taping?
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Arch support taping is a technique used to provide support and stability to the arch of the foot. The tape is applied to the foot in a specific manner to lift and support the arch, which can help to reduce pain and discomfort in the foot and lower leg.

Who can perform arch support taping?
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Arch support taping can be done by a healthcare professional or by an individual with proper instruction.

What type of tape is used for arch support taping?
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The tape used for arch support taping is usually a flexible, porous athletic tape that allows for movement and flexibility while providing support.

How long can arch support taping be left in place?
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The tape is typically left in place for several days before being replaced.

What conditions can arch support taping help to treat?
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Arch support taping is commonly used to treat conditions such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, and overpronation.

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