PATELLA MALTRACKING TAPING GUIDE


FOLLOW THIS PATELLA MALTRACKING TAPING APPLICATION

Always seek medical advice before attempting this application and whether you're a seasoned taping pro or a first time taper, fully assess before applying. Then just equip yourself with some Zinc Oxide tape, Kinesiology tape, a good pair of scissors and follow the video above (see summary below).

STEP 1

  • Using Kinesiology Tape
  • Measure your tape between upper Quad to just below the knee
  • Round the edges and cut a Y-Strip
  • Apply anchor with 0% stretch and then flex the leg as much as possible
  • Apply the tails with 50% stretch, wrapping the patella

STEP 2

  • Measure and cut Fixing Tape, and then apply over the inferior and superior patella

  • Using Zinc Oxide Tan 3.8cm

  • For a medial glide apply from lateral to medial folding back on itself at the mid patellar line

  • Apply a shorter strip from medial to lateral overlapping the first to create a tab.

  • Support the patella in a medial glide and stick down on the medial joint line

  • Repeat for the superior strip

STEP 3

  • Using Kinesiology Tape
  • Measure your tape across the width of the knee. Cut 2 strips.
  • Apply anchor on lateral side with 0% stretch
  • Apply the middle section of the tape with 75% stretch over inferior patella
  • Repeat for superior patella

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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. Tape is not a replacement for professional medical advice.