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Learn how to apply Kinesiology Tape calf application guide for CALF STRAINS or CALF CRAMPS. Following our step-by-step K Taping guide.
Physio taping for calf is incredible popular with runners, so is a great one to learn around marathon season. This video and guide will teach you to self-apply the Kinesiology Tape calf application.
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IMPORTANT: Remember to seek medical advice first and whether you’re a seasoned taping pro or a first-time taper, always fully assess before applying the Kinesiology Tape Calf Application.
Measure the tape from the bottom to top of the calf.
Cut 2 long I STRIPs and 1 short I STRIP. Round the edges to prevent them catching on clothing.
Rip the ends of the long strip and lay the base of the strip down with 0% stretch at the top of the achilles.
Lunge forward to put the calf on stretch (it’s much easier if you have a friend to help).
Apply one I STRIP over the medial calf with 0% stretch, and then repeat for the lateral calf.
Prepare the short strip by removing the middle section of backing paper.
See our video ‘K Taping Techiques’ if you’re unsure how.
Stretch the tape to 50% and apply direclty over the point of pain.
Stick the ends of the tape down with 0% stretch.
Wait at least 30 minutes before beginning exercise.