Using our KINESIOLOGY TAPE ANKLE APPLICATION guide, learn how to apply Kinesology Tape for Ankle Stability. All you need is a partner, a sharp pair of scissors, a roll of Kinesiology Tape clean skin and 2 MINUTES of your time.
Watch the KINESIOLOGY TAPE ANKLE APPLICATION video above and read the summary below to learn how to tape an ankle for stability using Kinesiology Tape.
Lying face down, measure the tape from the heel to the upper calf.
Round the edges and lay your anchor down at the base of the heel with 0% stretch.
Dorsiflex the foot and lay the rest of the tape down along the line of the calf, with 0% stretch.
Move to a seated position and measure the tape from the arch to mid calf, aiming laterally.
Lay your anchor down under the arch. Plantar flex and invert the foot.
Lay the tape down along tibialis anterior with 0% stretch.
Measure a long strip of tape and tear several sections of backing paper.
Dorsiflex the foot.
Apply the tape with 0% stretch from the medial shin, aiming laterally.
Continue under the arch, then lay the final section with a 50% stretch over the lateral ankle ligament.
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