Learn how to use Kinesiology Tape for SWELLING and DEAD LEG. This application shows the technique for a dead leg/haematoma, but it can be used across any area of the body where there is swelling or circulatory issues.

Watch the K TAPING DEAD LEG application video above, and also pay attention to the instruction steps listed below. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us, or follow our YOUTUBE CHANNEL for access to even more taping tips.

YOU WILL NEED

K TAPING FOR DEAD LEG/HAEMATOMA

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  • Measure K TAPE across 3/4 of the quad.

  • Cut your strip into a 4-tail LYMPHATIC FAN.

  • See our ‘Taping Techniques’ video if you don’t know how to cut a fan.

  • Round the edges of each tail.

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  • Apply the anchor at the nearest lymph node.

  • For dead leg this is the inguinal node at the top of the inner thigh.

  • Lay each strip in a wave pattern with 15% stretch.

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  • Repeat step from the opposite side, once again starting at the upper thigh.

  • Creating a fanned design over the area of swelling, covering the maximum surface area.

  • Rub the tape to activate the glue.

  • Wait at least 30 minutes before exercising.