No evidence Kinesio tape superior therapy

In an analysis of 17 randomised controlled trials of individuals with musculoskeletal pain lasting longer than four weeks, Singaporean researchers found no evidence to suggest the popular athletic taping method was any better than other treatment approaches for either pain or disability.

Kinesio tape is a stretchy, elastic cotton strip with an acrylic adhesive used in both athletic and musculoskeletal injuries, which gained widespread uptake after its visibility on athletes at the Olympic Games.

To date, most published literature does not