What’s the benefit of taping for neck pain

Taping is thought to have more of a neuro-physiological effect versus a actual mechanical effect on tissues. K-tape can benefit patients due to increased proprioception and increased postural stability. Taping can also affect blood circulation to the area by providing continuous stimulation to the skin and subcutaneous tissues. When we have a sore area what do we do? Generally we rub it. The tactile pressure and stimulation of the receptors in our skin make us feel better. The tape provides gentle tissue-sheering all day therefore providing a beneficial analgesic effect on the area. In a...
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Postural Neck Pain

Postural correction may be necessary in patients who have had a neurological dysfunction, but it may also be helpful for persons who do not have a clinical complaint. Poor posture can contribute to breathing problems, back, neck and shoulder pain, fatigue, indigestion and sleep problems. In other instances, poor posture may be the result of pain, for which the person is trying to compensate. Physiotherapists are very concerned about the posture of their patients, as it can make a huge difference in a person’s recovery. Correct posture allows you to keep the head in midline, bear weight, ...
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