Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Taping: Is It Only for Pro Athletes?

Guest Blogger:  David Merson, DPT, ATC

Many athletes may be wondering – would taping help stabilize my ankle/knee/shoulder?  Would it help with arch support? To help navigate this question, I have laid out some basic taping information on the most common taping interventions.  First, however, it is important to understand that taping is a skilled sports medicine technique. It requires a patient/athlete to demonstrate clinical signs and symptoms to indicate that taping is a good option in each individual case.