Does KT Tape help knee bursitis?
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Herein, does KT Tape help with knee swelling?
Clinically, researchers such as Bialoszewski etal 2009 have found that kinesiology tape can quicken the reduction in joint oedema (swelling) and bruising. The theory is that the elasticity of kinesiology tape lifts the skin away from the swollen tissue below by loosely "crinkling" the skin.
Likewise, how long can you wear KT Tape? 5 days
Correspondingly, what is the fastest way to reduce inflammation in the knee?
In the meantime, here are eight ways to treat knee swelling quickly at home.
- Rest. The first step is to rest the knee.
- Take anti-inflammatory medications.
- Switch to heat.
- Try massage.
- Do knee exercises.
Should you wrap a swollen knee?
Applying a cold compress to the knee for 20 minutes 3 to 4 times each day can decrease swelling and promote healing. Ice should not be applied directly to the skin. Compression. Wrapping the affected joint in an elastic bandage (e.g. Ace bandage) may help limit or reduce swelling.