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Hand Wrap for Boxing & MMA

The reason which fighters wrap their hands is obvious, it protects their hands. Hands are made up of several delicate joints and bones which can be easily damaged when training or competing. The wrap is used to stabilise the delicate bones and joints and prevent movement when punching a bag, a pad, or a person.

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Ankle Injuries

Ankle Inversion Sprain Taping Tutorial

A sprained ankle is one of the most common sports injuries and is also the most frequently re-injured. In the majority of cases the ankle rolls inwards (inversion) under the weight of the rest of the body, resulting in damage to the ligaments on the outside of the ankle. An ankle sprain refers to the […]

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Strapping & Taping Guides

Forearm/Elbow Pain Relief Taping Guide & Video

This arm taping technique can be used to treat lateral elbow pain when extending the wrist. This taping guide requires one kind of tape and has one step.

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Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow Taping Guide & Video

This arm taping technique can be used to comperes and unload the flexors and extensors or pronator origin points and reduce pain relating to golfers of tennis elbow. This taping guide requires one type of tape and has one step. 

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Wrist Taping Guide & Video

This wrist taping technique can be used t support and strengthen the wrist through performance, preventing flexion, extension and rotational injuries. This taping guide has two steps and requires two kinds of tape.

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Lower Back Support Taping Guide & Video

This sacroiliax joint approximation taping technique can be effective at reducing lower back pain relating to the sacroiliac joint or lower back. This taping guide has two steps and requires two kinds of tape. 

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Upper Back Support Taping Guide & Video

This thoracic vertebrae glide taping technique is used to reduce the postural pain relating to the neck and the upper back muscles including the upper trapezius and the rhomboids. This guide has two steps and requires two kinds of tape.

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Thoracic and Upper Back Taping Guide & Video

This thoracic and upper back taping technique is used to reduce postural pain relating to the neck and the upper back muscles including the upper trapezius and rhomboids. This taping guide requires two kinds of tape and has three steps. 

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TFL Glide Taping Guide & Video

This tensor fascia lata glide taping guide is used for aiding postural imbalances around the hip helping to relieve trochantric bursitis and pain on the TFL and IT band, through excessive tightness. This taping guide requires two kinds of tape and has two steps.

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