Ankle Stability

Ankle Stability
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Ankle Stability
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APPLICATION OVERVIEW

This application can be used for a variety of ankle issues including ankle sprains, stretched ligaments, inflamed tendons, or general ankle weakness. KT Tape gives support and stability to the ankle.

BEFORE YOU START

YOU WILL NEED

3 strips of KT TAPE

APPLY BEFORE ACTIVITY

Apply one hour before beginning activity

CLEAN SKIN

Clean dirt, oils and lotions from area

ACTIVATE ADHESIVE

After application rub tape vigorously to activate adhesive

ANKLE STABILITY

STRIP ONE

  • strip-one

    ANCHOR: full strip two inches above ankle

  • strip-one

    APPLY: tape down outer ankle, across bottom of heel, and upinner side of ankle

  • strip-one

    FINISH: lay last two inches without stretch

STRIP TWO

  • strip-two

    ANCHOR: full strip along instep of foot

  • strip-two

    APPLY: lay the tape around the back of the heel and across arch with 50% stretch

  • strip-two

    FINISH: lay last 2 inches down without stretch on inside of foot

STRIP THREE

  • strip-three

    ANCHOR: full strip along outside of the foot

  • strip-three

    APPLY: lay tape around back of heel and across arch with 50% stretch

  • strip-three

    FINISH: lay last 2 inches down without stretch on inside of foot