Diaphragm Support

 

 Taping Directions:

  • Indication: Shortness of Breath
  • Shape: Two I-strips
  • Body Position: Standing

  

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Acti-Tape Step by Step Instructions: Diaphragm Support

1.

  • In a standing position, raise the arms above the head and breathe out.

 2.

  • Apply the centre part of an I-strip just below the centre of the ribcage without stretch as shown.
  • Apply both ends of the strip with a slight stretch, following the contour of the ribcage out onto either side of the waist.

 3.

  • Maintain the same position, breathe normally. Apply another I-strip on the back at waist level. With a slight stretch, apply both ends of the strip to overlap with the ends of the first strip.

 

 4.

  • Smooth down the strips firmly to complete.