Taping Tuesday: Week two - Low dye tape

In the second edition of Taping Tuesday, our Practice Principal and Claremont Football Club head Physiotherapist Anthony McEvoy demonstrates how to do the commonly used ‘low dye’ taping.

This tape job is used extensively by Physiotherapists and Podiatrists as a part of the management for lower limb biomechanical issues including (but not limited to) achilles tendinopathy, plantar fascitis, shin splints and calf pain. It is important to remember that these injuries should be assessed carefully to ensure that you aren’t suffering from more sinister pathologies.

Having watched the video above, it is important to note the following important aspects of a good low dye tape:

Remember practise makes perfect so keep working on your taping skills and don’t hesitate to call Lifecare Cottesloe on (08) 9384 3269 or book online with any of your questions or concerns regarding taping or any other musculoskeletal issues.