How To Tape An Achilles With K-Tape

This is a short instructional video of how to tape an Achilles with K-Tape.  This technique can be used for an achilles tendinopathy, an acute calf muscle strain injury, a calf muscle contusion (cork), heel pain, Sever's disease, or plantar fasciitis.

 

 

 

How To Tape An Achilles:

  1. Measure the required length against the Achilles
  2. Measure a second strip across the Achilles
  3. Round the corners to prevent them lifting off
  4. Gutter the tape towards itself to catch the leading edge
  5. Apply an inch at each end with no stretch
  6. Apply along length of Achilles with 50% stretch
  7. Short strip across the sore spot applied with 70% stretch

 

Used For:

  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Severs disease
  • Achilles tendon strain

 

 

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