Plantar Faciitis – foot arch pain – is a nightmare at the best of times. But you can use Kinesiology Tape for Plantar Faciitis to get a helping hand. Learn how to self-apply Kinesiology Tape for Plantar Fasciitis by following this simple Taping Guide. To get started, all you need is 2 strips of K Tape, some good scissors, a decent internet browser and a couple of minutes of your time.

Watch the video above to learn how to apply Kinesiology Tape for Plantar Fasciitis and foot arch pain, and check out the easy-to-follow step-by-step guide below for a few more pearls of wisdom.

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KINESIOLOGY TAPING FOR PLANTAR FASCIITIS

    1

  • Measure the K Tape from the ball of the foot to the top of the Achilles Tendon.

  • Cut the tape to length and round the edges to prevent fraying.

  • Plantarflex your foot and lay the tape down with 0% stretch along the bottom the foot, around the heel and over the Achilles.

  • Take some time to mould the tape around the Achilles tendon to make sure it sticks well.

    2

  • Cut a short strip of K Tape and round the edges.

  • Apply the anchor underneath the arch of the foot.

  • Invert the foot and apply the strip with 50% stretch, pulling the arch up with the tape

  • Repeat step 2 if necessary to create a greater lift on the arch, overlapping tape slightly.

  • Rub the tape and wait at least 30 minutes before exercise.