In Japan, Dr. Kenzo Kase first developed the Kinesio taping method in 1979. He wanted something for his clients to use between appointment sessions to increase efficacy of manual therapy for lasting results. The Kinesio taping method was introduced to the United States in 1995, and then Europe in 1996.
It is used during rehabilitation. It can also be used to reduce pain, improve posture, and is frequently used during sporting events to prevent injury.
Lisa is a certified Kinesotaping therapist, you should always get taped professionally for maximum benefit. It may look simple but without the correct anatomical knowledge it can be non effective