Kinesiology taping is a method of treatment that is commonly seen worn by professional athletes. Although it is often worn by sportspeople, its uses are not limited to the treatment of sports injuries; the method is suitable for people of all ages and levels of fitness. It is the elastic qualities of the tape that give it its therapeutic qualities; it can be applied at different tensions to achieve diffferent effects. These include reducing swelling, supporting injured joints, relieving pain, and strenghthening muscle contraction. Lesser known uses of kinesiology taping include assisting in neurological conditions, removing bruising, supporting rib fractures, and reducing scarring of the skin.
Martin has completed the requsite beginner and advanced courses in Kinesiology taping with the leading manufacturers and industry pioneers Kinesio.