Kinesiotaping: Why Tape That? PT Blog   •   April, 2018 Kinesiotaping. Is it beneficial or just an Olympic hype? Also, what exactly is that colorful tape? Kinesiotape, defined by Dr. Kase, states that it provides support and stability while facilitating the body's natural healing process while not restricting range of motion, thus aiding the benefits of manual therapy. I'd like to take a look at some studies and whether or not kinesiotape proves beneficial: A study examining the effects of kinesiotaping on pain in the osteoarthritic knee patient found no benefit with taping and quads strengthening compared to strengthening alone. Another study examining kinesiotaping effects on [...]

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