Athletes who are suffering from sports-related injuries that affect the joints often find that Kinesiology taping is beneficial. However, it is important that people in Apple Valley who are recovering from a sports injury recognize that this taping is only beneficial if a highly-skilled professional applies it correctly. It is important to see a chiropractor, such as Dr. Parastou Ilbeigi of the Chiropractic Institute of High Desert, when you are in need of this service.
Many patients recognize that Kinesiology taping is highly beneficial, but do not realize that it only become mainstream to use this type of procedure during the 1980s. Prior to the late 1980s, this practice was not used. During this time, Japanese researchers were testing the process out. There were a variety of different professionals involved in the studies, including orthopedic doctors, acupuncturists, chiropractors and other medical professionals in the country. In 1988, the country adopted the practice for the Japanese Olympic team and other professional athletes in Japan.
Since then it has become one of the most common ways to treat a sports injury that is affecting the joints, such as wrists, elbows, ankles and knees. Elastic therapeutic tape, also referred to a Kinesiology tape or K tape, consists of an elastic cotton strip that also has an acrylic adhesive to help it stay in place on the athlete. It is effective in treating a variety of injuries and athletic disorders and has become almost an essential part of staying healthy as an athlete.
It is important that athletes who are in need of Kinesiology taping have it done correctly. Patients can make an appointment at any time to have this taping done so that they can rest easy knowing they are on the road to recovery. If patients have other concerns or chiropractic issues, they can also make a consultation appointment with Dr. Ilbeigi. She works to ensure her patients receive the individual attention that they need in order to be as healthy as possible. Often, athletes require a combination of chiropractic services to help them feel their best and enjoy their sport.