Taping Tuesday: Week four - Patellofemoral medial glide

Welcome back to another week of our regular series Taping Tuesday. In week four, physiotherapist and resident Pilates guru Kaidee Arnold demonstrates how to do a medial glide tape of the patellofemoral joint.

This taping job is used to great effect in the treatment and management of Patellofemoral Joint Pain. PFJP is an extremely common musculoskeletal condition in which the patella does not glide correctly through the trochlear grove, resulting in pain and discomfort with movements such as stairs, squats and running.

Having watched the video above, it is important to note the following steps to performing a medial glide tape. 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.