Taping Tuesday: Week five - The thumb

Welcome to our fifth week of Taping Tuesday, where physiotherapist and Pilates instructor Kaidee Arnold demonstrates how to tape the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb. This technique is often used to stabilise the joint following a sprain of the metacarpophalangeal joint and also when returning to sport post fracture or dislocation.

After watching the above video, the most important points to performing a thumb tape are summarised below. They are:

Tune in next week for another instalment of Taping Tuesday and remember we are always here to assess, treat and tape your musculoskeletal concerns. Give us a call on (08) 9384 3269 or book an appointment online.