Kinesio taping for pregnancy

What is Kinesio Tape?

rocktape-kinesio-tape-malaysia-pregnancy

It’s an elastic therapeutic tape (similar to your skin elasticity) use to treat, recover and to prevent injuries. With the acrylic adhesive, it serves to lift the skin and promote better blood circulation.

Its usually worn by sports athletes and nowadays it’s a universal used for example, the elderly, to treat normal home injuries, pregnant ladies and etc.

Other than treating injuries, it can also educate the neuromuscular system for stabiliser and posture correction purpose.

Pregnancy taping with Kinesio tape

Apart from massages for mom-to-be, we can use tape for further supports for mommies. We have all the conventional baby belts in the market and they can sometimes cost fortune. The kinesio tapes are quite economical to say the least.

With the kinesiology tape on a pregnant woman, it literally helps to distribute the weight of the extra pounds evenly with the tapes around. It can immensely reduce fatigue too.

Below are some of the application for Kinesio tape for pregnant mommies:

kinesio tape pregnancy

Click for larger photo

Personally, the we have tested Kinesio tape and it is best to be used to reduce and support the back pain (see: Sacroiliac application and Lower back) as well as the ankle (see: Swollen ankles).

BeingAFirstTimeDad recommends kinesio taping for pregnancy!

Benefits of Kinesio Tape

Below are few general benefits of kinesio tape

  • Prevent injuries
  • Treat injuries / rehabilitation
  • Promotes blood circulation
  • Posture correction
  • Optimized performance
  • Almost immediate treatment
  • Able to shower and sleep with it
  • Stays on up to 3-5 days throughout treatment
  • No heavy bracing
  • No restriction / elastic

Complete List of International Schools in Kuala Lumpur

complete-list-international-in-kuala-lumpur

If you are an expat in Kuala Lumpur, you might be looking at International schools as the first option for your children education system. We have a complete list of 20 International schools in Kuala Lumpur for you to download and compare. The PDF contains detail information of the 20 International […] Read more »

Tips for choosing medical card for your baby

unlimited-medical-card-malaysia

Now, after your baby is a month old (30 days), you can now start looking for insurance, takaful or health card. Today, I will share few tips of choosing medical or health card for your baby. Why do you need medical or health card? If there is a need for […] Read more »

It’s about time!

it-is-about-time

Now, it is a waiting game. My wife is at the hospital since she told me her tummy hurts so much last Saturday night. It was okay until doctor realized that the opening is already 1cm when we were at the hospital. So, my wife has been admitted. I have […] Read more »