Also known as kinesiology tape, Sports tape is thin and elastic in nature with a layer of adhesive to help it adhere to the skin. decompresses the tissue immediately below the skin, when applied in the correct manner to a specific muscle group.
Elastic kinsesiology tapes are believed to be beneficial in promoting both blood flow and improving lymphatic drainage to the taped areas. They also provide improved gliding between tissue layers while moving. The elastic and stretchy nature of these tapes have a neurological effect on refining body awareness, joint proprioception and altering pain perception.