Taping is becoming a very popular method of adjuvant treatment of muscles and joints. The aim of the method is to use natural self-healing processes of the body. The key structures used in KT are skin and muscles. The method involves gluing a special patch. It influences the above-mentioned structures depending on how the patch was applied. The thickness and weight of the patch are similar to parameters of the skin. The patch is waterproof, water and air permeable.
Patch application causes an effect on a number of levels: normalizes muscle tone, improves microcirculation around the patch, activates the lymphatic system and endogenous analgesic system, affects exteroceptor and propriorreceptors.