Taping Tuesday: Week eleven - The AC joint

This week we bring in a special guest star Toby Plant from the Claremont Football Club, who gets his AC joint strapped by Practice Principal and Claremont Football Club Physiotherapist Anthony McEvoy.

Ensure the skin is clean and dry before applying the tape, we also recommend the use of fixomull to prevent irritation as this can be a sensitive areas. This tape is frequently used following injury to the Acromioclavicular (AC) joint which commonly happens with direct and traumatic contact. People who have this injury commonly demonstrate a ‘step’ deformity where there is a visible bump above the shoulder complex.

After watching the above video, some important steps to note when taping for anterior instability are:

There goes another episode of Taping Tuesday, don’t hesitate to give us a call on (08) 9384 3269 or book an appointment online if you need us to tape anything or help you with any of your musculoskeletal needs.