Achilles tendon strapping

Achilles tendon strapping

Use for achilles tendonitis; calf strain; Sever’s/calcaneal apophysitis.

Technique:
Use 2.5 - 3.75cm tape. Apply first strip from centre of middle of belly of calf  centre of heel  3rd metatarsal head. Second strip from medial side of calf  centre of heel  5th metatarsal head. Third strip from lateral side of calf  centre of heel  1st metatarsal head. Additional strip(s) can be used to overlap these. Finally strips of tape are used to encircle ends of tape around metatarsal heads and belly of calf.

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