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Relaxation of Trapezius Muscle

Indication: Stressed Trapezius Muscle 
Shape: Three I-strips  
Applying Position: Sitting / Standing

Step 1
Step 1

Sit or stand in an upright position. Apply one end of an I-strip on the side of the neck towards the shoulder. Gently move the shoulder upwards and apply the strip over the top of the shoulder with a slight stretch. Relax the shoulder.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply a shorter I-strip horizontally from just above the shoulder blade to overlap the first I-strip on the side of the shoulder. Gently pull the shoulder back. Reapply the strip with a moderate stretch. Relax the shoulder.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down the strips firmly to complete. The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.

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Sit or stand in an upright position. Apply one end of an I-strip on the side of the neck towards the shoulder. Gently move the shoulder upwards and apply the strip over the top of the shoulder with a slight stretch. Relax the shoulder.

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Serratus Anterior Muscle Support / Pain Relief

Indication: Pain / Weakness - Serratus Anterior Muscle
Shape: Three I-strips  
Applying Position: Sitting / Standing

Step 1
Step 1

In a sitting or standing position, roll the shoulders back bringing the shoulder blades together. Apply an I-strip with a slight stretch just above the shoulder blade sloping slightly down towards the spine.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply the second I-strip with a slight stretch just below the first strip at a slightly greater downward angle.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down all strips firmly to complete. Note that the strips should not cover the spine.

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In a sitting or standing position, roll the shoulders back bringing the shoulder blades together. Apply an I-strip with a slight stretch just above the shoulder blade sloping slightly down towards the spine.

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Upper Back Posture Support / Correction

Indication: Pain / Weakness - Upper Back Muscles
Shape: Two I-strips
Applying Position: Sitting / Standing

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Step 1

Sit or stand in an upright position. Apply an I-strip in the center of the back diagonally towards the shoulder in line with the shoulder blade.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply another I-strip in the same manner to form a V.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down the strips firmly to complete.

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Sit or stand in an upright position. Apply an I-strip in the center of the back diagonally towards the shoulder in line with the shoulder blade.

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Shoulder Blade Swelling Relief

Indication: Swelling - Shoulder Blade
Shape: Two Octopus-strips   
Applying Position: Sitting / Standing

Step 1
Step 1

Sit or stand in an upright position. Apply the base of an Octopus-strip at the center of the shoulder slightly to the front, with the fingers pointing towards the back.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply the fingers of the Octopus-strip one by one without stretch in a fan shape.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth all the fingers of the strips down firmly to complete. Note that the fingers of the strips should cover the entire area of swelling.

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Sit or stand in an upright position. Apply the base of an Octopus-strip at the center of the shoulder slightly to the front, with the fingers pointing towards the back.

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Lower Back Pain Relief

Indication: Pain - Lower Back
Shape: Two I-strips 
Applying Position: Sitting / Standing

Step 1
Step 1

In a sitting or standing position, apply an I-strip towards the shoulder blade, with the end of the strip at the bottom of the spine.

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Step 2
Step 2

Repeat this on the other side with a second I-strip to form a V.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down the strips firmly to complete. Note that when the back is straightened, the strips should wrinkle evenly.

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In a sitting or standing position, apply an I-strip towards the shoulder blade, with the end of the strip at the bottom of the spine.

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Indication: Pain - Pelvis / Sacroiliac Joint

Shape: Three I-strips 

Applying Position: Sitting

Step 1
Step 1

Prepare three I-strips of different lengths.   In a sitting position, apply an I-strip with a moderate stretch to the spine as shown.

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Step 2
Step 2

Apply a second shorter I-strip with a moderate stretch below and overlapping 1/3 of the first strip.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down all strips firmly to complete. The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.

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Prepare three I-strips of different lengths.   In a sitting position, apply an I-strip with a moderate stretch to the spine as shown.

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Lower Back Support / Herniated Disc Pain Relief

Indication: Pain - Lower Back / Herniated Disc

Shape: Six I-strips

Applying Position: Sitting 

Step 1
Step 1

Sit in an upright position. Apply two I-strips with maximum stretch horizontally across the lower back, overlapping each other on the edges just below and above the pain point. Note that maximum stretch only applies to the centre of the strips.

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Step 2

Apply another two I-strips with maximum stretch vertically overlapping the previous I-strips to form a cross.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down the strips firmly to complete. The Orange portion indicates maximum stretch of the strip.

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Sit in an upright position. Apply two I-strips with maximum stretch horizontally across the lower back, overlapping each other on the edges just below and above the pain point. Note that maximum stretch only applies to the centre of the strips.

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Lower Back Maximum Support

Indication: Pain / Weakness - Serratus Anterior Muscle
Shape: Three I-strips  
Applying Position: Sitting / Standing

Step 1
Step 1

In a sitting position, apply three I-strips with a slight stretch, starting with the shortest to form an upside down triangle.

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Step 2

Apply the fourth I-strip with a slight stretch vertically from the point of the triangle up the spine. Apply one I-strip without stretch on each side diagonally to form a downward arrow as shown.

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Step 4
Step 4

Smooth down the strips firmly to complete. The yellow portion indicates moderate stretch of the strip.

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In a sitting position, apply three I-strips with a slight stretch, starting with the shortest to form an upside down triangle.

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