What’s new? Pre Cut Kinesio Tape
While watching the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, you will see on several players through out the tournament wearing some bright colored tapes on their legs, and maybe backs and necks. Those are called Pre Cut Kinesiology Tape, and no that is not a fashion statement. It goes way deeper than that.
The Pre Cut Kinesio Tape comes in a 2” x 16.4’, it comes with a hypoallergenic adhesive to keep the tape in place, without any skin irritation. It comes with pre cut strips. Made out of 100% cotton fabric, that is both flexible and breathable. Comes in different colors: hot pink, blue, black, and beige.
What are it’s features?
As it is advertised, taping is a new and very practical option for people who are suffering muscle pain and/or inflammation. It helps reduce swelling, while enhancing and promoting blood flow and healing. When used it allows for motion and physical activity while remaining in place.
Among those who have purchased, those who are more vocal about the Pre Cut Kinesio Tape are mainly athletes and those who use this for athletic related purposes. They talk about how using the tape on their knees, lower back or shoulders have help alleviate the pain and provide them with support to be able to perform. The elasticity of the tape is also a matter of praise, as the tape adheres to the skin tightly without irritating, and it allows it to move with your body naturally. Almost unseemly.
The main concern voiced by customers who have purchased his item is how the tape might be difficult for them to apply on their bodies. This complaint is actually a bit contradictory, as other customers have stated that the strips were very easy to apply. Another people have voiced that the strips are not helping them relief pain, which is understandable as they are a tool that can help alleviate the pain, but not remove it completely.
Is it worth a purchase?
If you are an athlete, or are perfoming strenuous physical activity, the The Pre Cut Kinesio Tape is really a good buy. As always make sure on how to apply it before using it. Now, we do understand that seeing it worn by top notch atheletes is really appealing asnd might be the cause for some to discard this as just a fad, we can safely say that the kinesiology tape does in fact work… and lets face it, it does look cool when you wear it.