mcconnell taping

McConnell Taping

Taping has become a popular intervention for treatment and prevention of pain. McConnell Taping was first introduced in 1984 by Jenny McConnell.

McConnell Taping is helpful with these conditions:

  • Acute or chronic low back pain
  • Acute whiplash injuries
  • Headache
  • Neck and arm pain
  • Shoulder problems – rotator cuff, frozen shoulder
  • Hip problems – trochanteric bursitis, labral tears
  • Patellofemoral pain and instability
  • Knee ligamentous injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Patellar and Achilles tendinopathy
  • Shin splints
  • Sprained ankle
  • Hallux valgus
  • Tibialis posterior insufficiency
  • Knee instability post ACL reconstruction

McConnell Taping is known to:

  • Reduces pain
  • Improves muscle strength
  • Improves muscle timing
  • Improves joint range
  • Improves joint loading
  • Changes muscle activation patterns
  • Changes joint position

 

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