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Volume:2 Issue:3 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #2729
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Kinesio tape application may improve pain free active ROM in patients with shoulder pain


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OrthoEvidence. Kinesio tape application may improve pain free active ROM in patients with shoulder pain. ACE Report. 2013;2(3):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/2729

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The clinical efficacy of kinesio tape for shoulder pain: a randomized, double-blinded, clinical trial

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2008 Jul;38(7):389-95. Epub 2008 May 29.

Contributing Authors: MD Thelen JA Dauber PD Stoneman

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Synopsis

42 subjects with rotator cuff tendonitis/impingement were randomly assigned to either therapeutic kinesiotape (KT) group or a sham KT group. Clinical outcome was assessed after 3 and 6 days of intervention. The therapeutic application of Kinesio Tape demonstrated immediate improvement in pain-free shoulder abduction after tape application.

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