Kinesiology Taping Method uses a special tape called Kinesio Tex Tape. It's made from a combination of cotton and medical-grade acrylic adhesive. Kinesio tape is latex-free and hypoallergenic with heat-activated backing.
It is water-resistant and can stay for as long as 3-5 days, even if you take showers. The Kinesio Tape was designed to mimic the skin's elasticity, allowing you to use your full range of motion.
Kinesiology Taping Method is one of the modes of treatment a trained physical therapist might use. It's designed to expedite the body’s natural healing process while providing support to muscles and joints without restricting body movements. It's also used to prolong the benefits of any physical therapy treatments administered on a patient.
Although Kinesio Tape is used to aid in the healing of a patient, there are instances in which it should not be used.