Calf Muscle Support / Pain Relief

 Taping Directions:

  • Indication: Pain – Calf Muscle
  • Shape: One Y-strip
  • Body Position: Lying, facing down

 

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Acti-Tape Step by Step Instructions: Calf Muscle Support / Pain Relief

1.

  • Lie in a face down position with feet hanging over the edge of a bed. Raise the foot slightly with a towel under the ankle. Place the foot at a right angle. Apply the base of a Y-strip under the heel.

 

2.

  • Apply the strip up over the tendon without stretch as shown.

3.

  • Apply the legs of the Y-strip with a moderate stretch around the profile of the calf. Bring the ends of the legs together behind the knee.

4.

 
  • Smooth down the strip firmly to complete.

The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.