ANKLE STABILITY K TAPING GUIDE


FOLLOW THIS ADVANCED K TAPING APPLICATION FOR ANKLE STABILITY

All you need is a partner, a sharp pair of scissors, clean skin and 2 minutes of your time. Then watch the video above and read the summary below. Remember to seek medical advice first and whether you're a seasoned taping pro or a first time taper, always fully assess before applying.

STEP 1

  • Lying face down, measure the tape from the heel to the upper calf
  • Round the edges and lay your anchor down at the base of the heel with 0% stretch
  • Dorsiflex the foot and lay the rest of the tape down along the line of the calf with 0% stretch

STEP 2

  • Move to a seated position and measure the tape from the arch to mid calf, aiming laterally.
  • Lay your anchor down under the arch. Plantar flex and invert the foot
  • Lay tape down along tibialis anterior with 0% stretch

STEP 3

  • Measure a long I STRIP and tear several sections of backing paper
  • Dorsiflex the foot
  • Apply tape with no stretch from medial shin aiming laterally
  • Continue under the arch and lay the final section with a 50% stretch over ligament

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IMPORTANT:

Here at SPORTTAPE we will do all we can to aid your sporting commitments but if pains persist please seek professional advice. Stop using if you have an allergic reaction. Do not use on broken skin. Kinesiology tape is not a replacement for professional medical advice