KinesioTape / Sports Taping
September 2013
Kinesio Tape

What Is KinesioTape?

KinesioTape is another safe and effective tool we use here at Scheideman Chiropractic, to help your body heal. It is not only used on Athletes, it can be used for a very wide range of issues in children, the elderly, and your "average joe."


It is used to...

* Reduce Pain

* Reduce Swelling

* Reduce Muscle Spasms

* Restore Strength

* Restore Mobility

* Hold Adjustments

                                                  * Speed-Up Healing Time


We like to look at KinesioTape as A "Treatment Between Treatments." A Therapy that you can experience when not in our office!


Specific Issues We Treat With KinesioTape: 

Repetitive Sprains & Strains

Acute Pain Due To Trauma

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Bruising, Edema & Swelling

Improving Athletic Performance

Lower Back & Neck Pain

Shin Splints

Plantar Fasciitis


Postural & Biocmechanical Imbalances

Arthritic Pain

Chronic Pain Syndromes 


The Science Behind The Tape: 


Prevents Harmful Range Of Motion Without The "Hardened" Feel of Athletic Tape (which is used for immobilization).

Dynamically Supports Better Postural Positions (re-educates muscles).

Decreases Repetitive Strain

Decreases Muscle Fatigue

Decreases Muscle Cramping 


* Restores Normal Muscle Activation & Function.

* Enhances Sensory Stimulation, Leading To A Decrease In Neural Perception Of Pain.

*Stimulates The Receptors On/Under The Skin With A Micro-Massage 

(due to adhesive pattern). 


* Improves Lymphatic Flow

* Treats Swelling, Edema, and Bruising.


 The Pattern Left Behind On A Bruise After The Tape Is Removed,
Shows The Amazing Healing That Is Possible With KinesioTape!
Athletic Tape

-By Dr. Brent 

athletic tape  

* Very different from KinesioTape. 

*More Common.

*Used for stabilization and protection. 

*Allows little to no mobility in joint.  

* Has a hard, almost cast-like, feel to it. 


Commonly at Scheideman Chiropractic we use Athletic Tape for...

Ankles after a sprain.

Arches for Plantar Fasciitis. 

Wrist/Thumb Combinations for Gymnasts/Football players.

Wrists For Gymnasts/Volleyball players.


Granola Snack



6 Cups Whole Oats

1-2 Cups Any Whole Grain Cereal

1/2 Cup Wheat Germ

1 teaspoon Cinnamon

1 Cup Nuts (Almond, Sunflower, etc.)

1 Cup Mixed Dried Fruit

1/2 Cup Canola/Olive Oil

1/2 Cup Apple Juice

1 Cup Honey/Brown Rice Syrup

1 Tablespoon Vanilla



1) Stir dry ingredients together in a large roaster. 


2) Blend together liquid ingredients and pour over dry ingredients. Stir to coat. 


3) Bake in 325* degree oven for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. 


4) Spread out on wax paper or large kitchen towel to cool.


5) Store in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer to maintain freshness. 

Home Care
After KinesioTape Is Applied...

*Shower & Bathe as usual (simply 
pat the tape dry with a towel).
* Do NOT rub with a towel. Do NOT Blow-Dry.
* Ice can be applied over the tape.
* The tape is not magnetic or medicated. 
(However, a very small percentage of patients may experience sensitivity or allergic 
reaction to the acrylic in the glue. Remove the tape, should any problems develop.)
* Should you need to take the tape off for any reason... SOAK IT in baby oil or olive oil and then peel back slowly.
* Leave the tape on as long as you can. It should begin to come off as the outer skin layer naturally sloughs off, about 2 to 6 days! 
In This Issue:
Athletic Tape
Pre-Game Recipe
Home Care
Supplement Of The Month
Oil Of The Month: Lemongrass



Helps to improve 

Circulation, Digestion, Eyesight, Fevers, 

Flatulence, Headaches, Infections, Respiratory Problems, Sore Throats, Edema, Varicose Veins, Water Retention, Kidney Issues, and Bladder Infections.


One of our favorite uses 

is to help repair ligaments after a sprain/strain.


Apply to the area of concern, bottoms of feet, 

or diffuse.


Note: This oil can 

cause skin irritation.  


 Available for purchase at Scheideman Chiropractic. 
Of The Month:

Ligaplex I & II

When dealing with aches and pains of springtime injuries, we recommend

2 products. These both contain nutrients that provide support to acute ligaments and muscles. They also help to maintain healthy connective tissue.


ligaplex 1  

Ligaplex I 

Supports ligament healing, especially with

acute/new pain. It is also recommended as part of a fortification protocol for individuals involved in any type of strenuous physical activity on a regular basis. 

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  ligaplex 2


 Ligaplex II 

Use when long term support is needed for chronic issues. It will assist  the repair of muscle, chronic degenerative joint problems, and disc herniations. 


 Available for purchase at Scheideman Chiropractic.
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