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Rocktape Kinesiology Taping

Kinesiotape Did you see the black markings on the right shoulder Beach Volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh in the 2008 Olympics? That's Kinesio Tape. Developed in the 1970's by chiropractor Dr. Kenzo Kase, Kinesio Tape has taken the sports medicine and rehabilitation world by storm.


Rocktape by acting as a protective stretchy layer over the injured muscle that assists the muscle in its normal function while it is healing. In this way rehabilitative Kinesio Tape reduces pain, swelling, and inflammation while providing functional support to the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints.

Rocktape is completely latex free and is cotton based so it can be used by patients of every age and condition for 3-5 days per application.

What does Lance Armstrong have to say about the pain relieving and effectiveness of kinesiology taping:
"Something better than any laser, wrap, or electric massager… the tape. It is a special hot-pink athletic tape that came from Japan... The pain disappeared -- it was gone."
- Lance Armstrong, “Every Second Counts”

At Capital Sports Injury Center, Silver Spring Chiropractor Dr. Steve Horwitz's a certified Kinesio® Taping practitioner.