Learn how to apply Kinesiology Tape for Shin Splints with our easy to follow K Taping guide. All you need is a sharp pair of scissors, clean skin and 2 minutes of your time. Then watch and follow the video above and follow our step-by-step instructions below.

YOU WILL NEED

KINESIOLOGY TAPING FOR SHIN SPLINTS

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  • Measure 2 strips of Kinesiology Tape from just under the knee to the arch of the foot..

  • Round the edges and cut a Y STRIP. See our 'K Taping Techniques' video if you're not sure how.

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  • Invert the foot.

  • Stick the anchor (end) of one strip under the arch of the foot with 0% stretch.

  • Stick the tails down with 25% stretch around each side of the shin bone (tibia).

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  • Measure short strip of tape across the front of the shin, and cut it into a Y STRIP.

  • Stick the anchor to the inside calf with 0% stretch.

  • Pinch and pucker the skin to lift it, lay the tails down across the shin with 50% stretch.

  • Wait 30 minutes before starting any exercise.