A Supporting and Stabilizing Tape Used in Physical Therapy
Leuko Taping is a bracing or strapping technique using a super‑rigid, cotton mesh highly adhesive tape. Most commonly used for patellofemoral syndrome, shoulder subluxation, lumbar, foot, and hip impingement. Leuko tape is more aggressive for joint repositioning.
Leuko Taping can be used for no more than 18 hours due to causing adverse skin reactions. Typically left on for a shorter period of time due to its constricting and suffocating feel.
Affects biomechanics of the patient. Primarily used for neuromuscular reeducation of the affected condition. Widely accepted by the medical community.