A 42-year-old member asked:
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if i put tape on my feet would it cut the circulation?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Why : Are you putting it on? If to tight it is possible to cut off circulation so you would be best judge of that. Question is why do you need it? Will lead to better answer.
Answered on Sep 13, 2013
Dr. Chuc Dang
Dr. Chuc Dang answered
35 years experience Podiatry
Foot taping: If u put tape on the feet, avoid the toes if u can (except if u do a buddy splint for a toe fracture or subluxation). Otherwise, foot taping is frequently done in sports medicine: besides preventing injuries, there is a technique known as tape strapping (i.e. Low dye taping) is done to help relieve pain/symptoms in some foot conditions i.e. Plantar fasciitis, foot sprains, ...
Answered on Sep 15, 2013

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Yes: Yes, it will also change colors to a purble, blue, black.

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