To Relieve Pain and Enjoy Activities
Sport-lovers have experienced muscle or joint pain. With the frequent use of computers, mobile phones and other electronic products, prolonged typing, holding a baby or incorrect sitting posture, resulted in muscle soreness on the wrists or upper back.
To protect or treat muscle and joint strain, athletes always use colorful sport tapes. Office workers and housewives who often rely on massage to relieve soreness can also use sport tapes to reduce muscle fatigue.
Colorful sport tapes are becoming more popular. They look fashionable and professional, not only provide support for muscles and joints, but also improve muscle strength and prevent sports injuries. For that sake, sports players from all over the world put on colorful sport tapes during international competitions.
The elastic sport tapes was invented by a Japanese in the 1980s. Since then, it has been widely used in sports and medical fields to relieve pain, reduce swelling and prevent sports injuries.
The lecturer of the Department of Orthopedic & Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, the CUHK pointed out that the special texture, weight and thickness of the sport tapes are similar to those of the skin. As the body moves, the sport tapes can slightly stretch the skin that promotes lymphatic and blood circulation.
Relieve Pain and Swelling
When the local tissues are inflamed and painful, the elasticity of the sport tapes can increase the subcutaneous space, thereby reducing the excessive pressure on the local tissues. While promoting blood circulation, it takes away the excessive heat energy of the local tissues to improve the soreness and swelling.
Prevent Sports Injuries
The sport tapes provide fixation and support, helps stabilize muscles and joints, prevents strains and sprains, also avoid aggravating existing injuries.
Help Correct Posture
The lecturer of the Department of Orthopedic & Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, the CUHK also pointed out that if the muscles are affected by incorrect sitting posture and cause muscles pains, the use of sport tapes can stimulate and remind the muscles, which is also helpful.
According to the needs to use the sport tapes. They can be cut into different shapes, and adopt different applications to create tension in different directions, so as to help relax or strengthen muscles, or to stabilize muscles and joints.
Leukotape® K Elastic Kinesiology Tape
Leukotape® K supports sensory functions. Wave pattern adhesive allows air to circulate and full mobility is preserved.
Come with 6 available colours, Leukotape® K is also an elastic kinesiology tape which has been used successfully for many years to relieve pain, treat swelling and discomfort and improve function for patients in daily practice, in the sporting communities that improve strength, coordination and proprioception.
Extremely thin and skin-friendly
Stretchable, works ideally with the skin‘s natural elasticity in high user comfort. Polyacrylate adhesive for reliable adhesion. With backing material of cotton, it's hard wearing and skin-friendly
Patient oriented and patient friendly
- Full-day training available
- Breathable fabric, permeable to air and water vapour
- Protective liner for better handling
- Easy to cut, leaving no adhesive residue on scissors
- Easy to apply and remove, leaving no adhesive residue after removal
- Edges do not fray
- Durable for up to one week‘s use*
- Low allergy, latex free