Rocktape is a brand of kinesiology tape used to support and aid muscles joints and connective tissue. It’s water resistant, hypoallergenic, lasts 4-5 days and can be used to treat a range of musculoskeletal conditions. So many different applications! From ankle instability, heel pain, calf strains, shin splints, biomechanical correction and bruising! You name it, it can probably be treated with tape.
So why does The Foot and Ankle Clinic use Rocktape and not other brands?
- Specifically designed for the demands of an athlete
- Longer lasting adhesive which is hypoallergenic
- Easy to apply
- Comes in cool colours (this is clearly the most important)
Why is Rocktape better than standard rigid tape?
- Easier to apply
- Improves blood supply to area of application
- Is water resistant and gives more than 24 hours of treatment
- Can be used for muscle strains, tears and weakness and joint issues
This is all good & well, but how does Rocktape even work? This is a lot easier to explain through a video. They say a picture is worth a thousand words:
The great thing about Rocktape is that there is so many different applications – to improve function, performance and strength as well as reduce pain!
So if you have a lower limb muscle strain, sprain, tear or weakness, come and see your friendly Podiatrist at The Foot and Ankle Clinic for a biomechanical assessment and advice on how to improve your athletic performance.
At the Foot and Ankle Clinic our highly qualified team of Podiatrists are all members of the Australian Podiatry Association and offer a combined 50 years’ experience. They are trained to diagnose and effectively treat sports podiatry injuries via a range of treatments, including taping and strapping.
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