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Does kinesiology tape work?

Does kinesiology tape work?

Kinesio Tape: Invented by a japanese chiropractor in the 1970s, this tape is promoted to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, relax muscles, help with rehabilitation and enhance performance by supporting muscles during sporting events. There have not been conclusive studies done to demonstrate benefit of this technique over other types of elastic taping, however many elite athletes are using the technique. ...Read more

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Can you use kinesiology to facilitate swallowing?

Can you use kinesiology to facilitate swallowing?

AK: Occasionally someone skilled in applied kinesiology can help thetongue and upper swallowing area if they are skilled but not the deeper esophageal portion. ...Read more

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How does walking uphill and downhill in high heel shoes affect muscle kinesiology?

How does walking uphill and downhill in high heel shoes affect muscle kinesiology?

Its all about the: Achilles tendon. Walking on flat surfaces with high heeled shoes on a regular basis causes shortening/tightening of the tendon. Doing so on hills is a bigger issue between the extra stress on the tendon when going uphill and the strain on the anterior muscles of the leg and overall balance when going downhill. ...Read more

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Will kinesiology tape help prevent shin splints?

Will kinesiology tape help prevent shin splints?

Possible: This is a possibility. Along with stretching, rice and massage try the k tape to see if it alleviates your symptoms. ...Read more

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What are free radicals for?

What are free radicals for?

Possibly injurious: Free radicals are chemicals produced by metabolism, injury and radiation inside the body. They are electrically charge molecules and atoms and are considered likely sources of tissue damage and aging. A variety of products are available over the counter advertised as being able to limit free radicals. Few of these have ever been tested however. ...Read more

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What are the major issues surrounding pain?

What are the major issues surrounding pain?

Disability: Pain is an objective complaint that is often poorly understood by others and is frequently poorly explained by the sufferer. Its cause may not be obvious in a lot of cases, creating fear, medical attention, extensive and expensive work up and sometimes treatment. Economic and emotional repercussions are substantial. ...Read more

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How to stop major diariea?

How to stop major diariea?

Diarrhea : First thing to do is to see your doctor to find out what is the cause of diarrhea. If it is just some viral or bacterial enteritis, it will stop for some time. If it is caused by other reasons, relative treatment should order by your doctor. ...Read more