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About KT Tape

Lumos, Inc. is a privately held company based in Utah that designs, develops, and distributes sports medicine products. These products keep athletes healthy, empowering all to play with confidence and reach their peak performance.

Lumos products are distributed worldwide to individuals, medical professionals, and teams through major retailers, specialty sports stores, medical, and team distributors worldwide.

Built for performance, the KT Tape brand is Lumos’ featured product line that is quickly becoming the favorite accessory of athletes in every sport. Lumos is focused on innovation, quality, and customer service. We look forward to working with you, our customer, to make sure that every experience with the company or its products is exceptional.

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1119 South 1680 West
Orem, UT, 84058
http://www.kttape.com/
801-224-2717

KT Tape - Pro Kinesiology Therapeutic Elastic Athletic Tape Pre-Cut Strips Blue - 20 Strip(s) CLEARANCE PRICEDPain Relief and Support for Muscles and Joints

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Pro Kinesiology Therapeutic Elastic Athletic Tape Pre-Cut Strips by KT Tape

KT Tape Pro Kinesiology Therapeutic Elastic Athletic Tape Pre-Cut Strips Blue - 20 Strips (Length 6.1 meters)

KTTape Pro

KT-Tape Pro is the new choice for clinicians who demand more out of their kinesiology tape. With 20% more tape per roll and superior adhesive qualities, KT Tape Pro provides exceptional value and quality.

 Kinesiology Therapeutic Tape (KT Tape) is a breathable, water-resistant, longitudinally elastic tape that has multiple uses for clinicians such as MDs, PTs, DCs, ATCs as well as many other medical and health care professionals.

KT Tape Pro is Used in virtually every clinical taping application, including:

  • Correcting Body Mechanics
  • Creating Biofeedback
  • Increasing Circulation and Lymphatic Drainage



KT Tape Pro is the new choice for clinicians who demand more out of their kinesiology tape. With 20% more tape per roll and superior adhesive qualities, KT Tape Pro provides exceptional value and quality. KT Tape Pro also includes an advanced Step Frequency (SF) adhesive that is 25% stronger than other brands, providing greater support and durability- even in the water.

KT Tape can be used in techniques and applications of both the white athletic tape and McConnell™ taping by placing the tape on partial or full stretch, though it has several features for additional techniques and benefit. KT tape’s construction allows for both more versatile use and longer duration use than other common taping.

Unlike brands that require cutting or are limited to just a single application, KT Tape Pro Pre-cut strips save clinics time and money without limiting your flexibility to use your traditional treatment modalities. The 10? strips easily rip off the roll and can be used as either “I” or “Y” strips without cutting. Clinics report that precut strips work for 90% of the in-clinic applications and that patients feel it is more comfortable to wear.

Kinesiology taping techniques have been used in Asia and Europe for nearly three decades though started becoming popular in the US in the late 1990s. These techniques were more recently seen on the world stage and gained notoriety during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

What is KTTAPE?
Next Generation Sports Tape

KT Tape is a revolutionary sports medicine solution for treating and preventing common sports injuries such as ITBS, shin splints, plantar fasciitis, knee pain and more. Ultra-light, elastic, and strong, KT Tape is highly effective at providing pain relief, stability & support, & faster recovery for injured or sore muscles and joints-without sacrificing comfort or freedom of movement.

KT Tape is simple to use and easy to apply. Most common injury applications require only two strips of tape, and each box of tape comes with step-by-step instructions. Injury-specific video instructions (1-2 minutes long) for common applications are also available on the KT Tape website.

It’s designed for Professional athletes, Olympians, and active people world-wide who take health & fitness seriously and who refuse to stop training, playing, or living life active and free. The design is minimalist, the results are magic.

Technical Features
For years, trends in technical performance gear have generated lighter, faster, and stronger products that free athletes from heavy or bulky gear, providing them with greater range of motion and superior performance. This innovation trend now extends to athletic tape. KT Tape looks simple to the untrained eye, but its tensile strength and durability are the result of considerable engineering and precision in the design and manufacturing of kinesiology tape.

KT Tape is Perfect For Common Sports Injuries:

  • Neck
  • Elbow
  • Upper + Lower Back
  • Ankle
  • Knee
  • Lower Leg
  • Foot
  • Upper Leg
  • Wrist
  • Shoulder

KT Tape Key Features:

UltraLight MicroFibers
KT Tape is made up of reinforced 100% cotton sheathes designed to provide durability and increased strength. These cotton sheathes are embedded into weft yarn to provide uni-directional elasticity- allowing the tape to stretch in length but preventing the tape from stretching in width. These fibers ensure KT Tape will provide stable support without restricting motion.

Matrix WeaveMatrix
The Matrix is a mechanical mesh weave designed to provide precisely 140% bilinear elasticity along the length of the tape, and no elasticity in the tape’s width. 140% elasticity is critical because it is the same elasticity as human skin. By matching the exact elasticity in skin, and stretching lengthwise, KT Tape flexes and moves comfortably with the body’s tissue, releasing and recoiling like a rubber-band.

KT Tape’s unique Matrix Mesh also allows for moisture release which is critical for comfort and wear-ability. The more porous the tape’s weave, the better it releases moisture caused by sweating or being worn in the water. The design provides more breathability and release of moisture so that it is comfortable to wear for up to five days at a time without itching, irritation or reactions with the skin.

Second-skin Adhesion
Go ahead- beat it up, swim with it, wear it on your feet during sand volleyball, or your 100 mile mud run. When it comes to medical adhesive, stronger is not always better. The key to medical adhesive is stick and release: the adhesive must stay on, no matter how punishing the environment, but release when it’s peeled off without causing pain and bleeding. The KT Tape product design team spent hundreds of hours in R & D developing the perfectly balanced adhesive- SecondSkin. weaveSecondSkin outperforms lesser quality adhesives in initial tackiness, shear, tensile, and peel strength. It is a latex-free adhesive that is applied in a specialized wave pattern on the back of the tape creating a gentle heat- activated bond to the skin.

The result is superior performance. KT Tape stays on longer, provides greater comfort when worn for 3-5 days, and greater support- especially in the shower or pool. And because SecondSkin is so thermally stable, it will work as well in the winter as it does the summer- so go ahead and clear the ice- because now you’re ready for the Polar Plunge.

How Does it Work?
KT Tape is applied along muscles, ligaments, and tendons (soft tissue) to provide a lightweight, strong, external support that helps to prevent injury and speed recovery. KT Tape works differently for different injuries. KT Tape can lift and support the knee cap, holding it in place for Runner’s Knee. KT Tape can support sagging muscles along the arch of the foot, relieving the connective tissues for Plantar’s Fasciitis. And KT Tape can lift the stress off of shin splints to allow pain release and give the body a better opportunity to recover. Depending on how it is applied, KT Tape supports, enables, or restricts soft tissue and its movement. By stretching and recoiling like a rubber band, KT Tape augments tissue function and distributes loads away from inflamed or damaged muscles and tendons, thereby protecting tissues from further injury.

By applying KT Tape over affected tissue, athletes experience an external support which helps to prevent further injury and allows the body’s damaged tissue to rest and heal naturally despite continued activity. KT Tape also reduces inflammation and increases circulation which prevents muscle cramping and lactic acid buildup.

Kinesiology tape, treatments, and application techniques have been used by healthcare professionals such as orthopedics, chiropractors, physical therapists, and athletic trainers for over thirty years. KT Tape is the first brand of kinesiology tape ever to be offered to consumers through local sporting goods retailers, and to be widely adopted by healthcare professionals and teams. The development of KT Tape was a highly collaborative effort that included Healthcare Professionals, our Medical Advisory Board, elite and everyday athletes, and our product design engineers. Together they developed the most advanced sports tape ever offered.

Not only is KT Tape the best tape out there, but it’s also the least expensive. Thanks to patented manufacturing processes, KT Tape is available for much less than any other brand. We are highly committed to continued innovation so watch for new colors, features, applications, and products in the near future.

Kinesiology what?
KT TAPE is an abbreviation for Kinesiology Therapeutic Tape. It is a strong, elastic athletic tape that reduces muscle pain, increases mobility, and enhances athletic performance. KT TAPE is pre-cut so that it is fast and easy to apply. Just tear off a strip and apply it to the injured area. KT TAPE provides relief and support for muscles and joints and can be used to prevent or treat hundreds of sports injuries.


KT Tape vs. Athletic Tape

Feature Athletic Tape KT Tape
Applications per Roll

1-4

10-20

Wearability

4 hours

5 days

Supports Muscles and Joints
x
x
Ehances Msucle and Joint Mobility

 

x
Provides Pain Relief

 

x
Comfortbale to Wear

 

x
Can be Worn in Pool and Shower

 

x
Taping Instructions Included

 

x
Latex Free for Sensitive Skin

 

Used By Athletes and Olympians To:

  • Reduce Msucle Pain
  • Increase Mobility Enhance Recovery

Athletes:

Kerri Walsh 


Accomplishments

  • Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Two-time AVP MVP
  • Most wins in a single season
  • Best Offensive Player of the Year
  • Most Outstanding Player Award

How Kerri Uses KT Tape:
Kerri first used kinesiology tape during the 2008 Olympics to support her shoulder and play pain-free after rotator cuff surgery earlier that year. Now she uses KT Tape to continue to stabilize her shoulder after coming back into tournament play following the birth of her first child. It has become an essential part of her game-time equipment.

USA Water Polo 


Accomplishments

  • Both the Women’s and Men’s Teams won Silver in the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • Women’s Team ranked #1 in the world (Aug ‘09)
  • Men’s Team ranked #4 in the world (Aug ‘09)

How do they use KT Tape?
The USA Water Polo Teams rely on KT Tape to enhance their performance before, during, and after matches. Because KT Tape is waterproof and has a stronger adhesive than other brands, USAWP Teams can trust KT Tape to stay in place even during the toughest competitions. Water polo players use KT Tape particularly often in the shoulder area.

Mike Bridges


Strongest Man in the World Trains with KT Tape

  • 14 time World IPF Champion
  • ASAPL National Champion
  • IPF World Record Holder
  • 2009 Pan Am Games Champion of Champions

How Mike Uses the Tape:
Mike finds that KT Tape not only relieves pain, but allows him to train at a higher level than ever before! With the help of KT Tape on his lower back and arms, he has smashed through more world records.

Suggested Use

Tape Like A Pro

Healthcare professionals have been teaching patients for years how to apply kinesiology tape themselves. Don’t be afraid to jump in and just go for it the first time you try and tape youself. It generally takes 3 or 4 times to get comfortable with taping before you’ll be taping like the pro’s.



Here are a few tips that will help:
  1. Make sure the skin is clean and dry, free from lotions/oils (suntan lotion, skin conditioner, topical treatments, etc). We’ve even found that some bath soaps have moisturizers in them that leave a residue behind, so if you want to play it safe just clean the skin with rubbing alcohol before applying.
  2. If applying KT Tape on a joint, be sure the joint is in a fully bent position. If the tape is applied over a knee or elbow in an extended position the tape will pull off as the joint is moved.
  3. Never stretch the first or the last of the tape on either end. The tape on the ends should be applied directly to the skin without stretching, otherwise it will pull up and will not stick.
  4. Lastly, be sure to set the adhesive by firmly rubbing the tape & make sure all the edges are down. For best results apply the tape 30 minutes before athletic activity

Recommended Storage Instructions

To maintain optimal performance, KT TAPE should be stored in a cool, dry, well ventilated place. Avoid extended exposure to direct sunlight, high temperatures (above 95 degrees Fahrenheit) and or high humidity (above 65%). Best performance if used within 1 year of purchase.

FAQ’s

PROPRIOCEPTION
KT tape can be used to create pressure over ligaments and tendons for improved proprioception and dynamic stability. This also has been theorized to stimulate mechanoreceptors thus improving proprioception. Diagnoses for these techniques include — ankle sprains, medial and lateral ligament sprains of the knee and patella tendonitis among many other applications.

FUNCTIONAL CORRECTION
KT taping can also be used for functional correction that is assisting or limiting a motion through sensory stimulation and tactile cueing. Applications include position-and-hold technique and work very well for diagnoses which include patellofemoral dysfunction, subacromial impingement due to scapula/postural dysfunction.

MUSCLE CUEING & PAIN RELIEF
KT tape also has elastic properties which mimic elasticity of human skin and these elastic qualities can be used to cue or assist the movements such as with the use of dropfoot or loss of muscle tone as well as rotator cuff insufficiency. KT tape’s elasticity can also be used for fascial repositioning or correction. This can be applied to such diagnoses as lateral epicondylitis and iliotibial band issues.
KT tape has also demonstrated reduction of pain through tactile stimulation possibly utilizing the gate control theory of the pain and has been sighted in studies as being effective for acute cervicalgia. Kinesiology taping techniques have also been used as a lymphatic assist by creating areas of decreased pressure to direct exudates to the nearest lymphatic duct in theory. This has been shown to reduce ecchymosis after initial muscle strain of impact injury as well as reducing edema in extremities.

RECOMMENDED STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
To maintain optimal performance, KT TAPE PRO should be stored in a cool, dry, well ventilated place. Avoid extended exposure to direct sunlight, high temperatures (above 95 degrees Fahrenheit) and or high humidity (above 65 degrees Fahrenheit). Best performance if used within 1 year of purchase.

Warnings

Do not use KT Tape if you have been diagnosed with cancer as it may interfere with treatment and disease management strategies employed by your medical professionals.Do not use KT tape on abdominal applications if pregnant.

Discontinue use if product causes irritation, soreness, or redness. Instructions provided are for commmon applications. This product is not intended to replace professional medical treatment. Warranties and remedies limited to prodcut rpelacement cost.

Ingredients

What’s in the Box?

  • 20 Pre-cut Strips or 1 classic uncut roll
  • 20% more tape per roll (12-26 applications per roll)
  • Each application wearable for up to 5 days
  • 100% cotton
  • Latex-free
  • Breathable
  • Water resistant
  • Fast and easy to apply
  • SF adhesive pattern provides superior durability and comfort
  • Simulates skin’s natural elasticity
  • More versatile use and longer duration than common taping applications
About KT Tape

Lumos, Inc. is a privately held company based in Utah that designs, develops, and distributes sports medicine products. These products keep athletes healthy, empowering all to play with confidence and reach their peak performance.

Lumos products are distributed worldwide to individuals, medical professionals, and teams through major retailers, specialty sports stores, medical, and team distributors worldwide.

Built for performance, the KT Tape brand is Lumos’ featured product line that is quickly becoming the favorite accessory of athletes in every sport. Lumos is focused on innovation, quality, and customer service. We look forward to working with you, our customer, to make sure that every experience with the company or its products is exceptional.


1119 South 1680 West
Orem, UT, 84058
Phone: 801-224-2717
Fax: 858-947-3832
http://www.kttape.com/
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