THUMB SPICA STRAPPING GUIDE


FOLLOW THIS TAPING GUIDE TO HELP PREVENT SKIERS THUMB

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, clean skin and follow the video above (see summary below).

STEP 1

  • Using Zinc Oxide 3.8cm
  • Keeping the wrist in a neutral position, lay your anchor. Alternatively you could use EAB 5cm for the anchor (it has greater flexability)

STEP 2

  • Using Zinc Oxide 2.5cm

  • Abduct the thumb

  • Apply Zinc Oxide from ulnar styloid, wrapping tape around the thumb

STEP 3

  • Repeat your Zinc Oxide strip 2-3 more times, slightly overlapping each time
  • Reapply the anchor

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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.