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Truetape instruction

Patella tendon

TRUETAPE: how to tape your patella tendon

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Main application

  • Jumper's knee
  • Patella syndrome
  • Anterior knee pain*

What you need

  • 2 TRUETAPE strips

Wearing time

  • 4-5 days

Taping tips

Apply tape 1 hour before starting an activity

Thoroughly remove dirt, moisture, oils and lotions from the skin before taping

Do not wear the tape for longer than 7 days

To activate the adhesive, carefully rub the tape several times after applying

In areas that are particularly hairy, trim the hair to ensure the tape sticks better

Remove paper backing before application and always make sure the ends of the tape are applied WITHOUT stretch

PHOTO INSTRUCTIONS

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STARTING POSITION

Bend your knee at a 90° angle during this application.

1. STRIP

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75% STRETCH

Tear off the paper backing and apply with 75% stretch horizontally across the patella tendon just below the knee cap.

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0% STRETCH

Finish both ends without stretch.

2. STRIP

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0% STRETCH

Apply the second strip without stretch approximately 5cm below and vertical to the first strip to the shin.

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50% STRETCH

Apply with 50% stretch until the knee cap.

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25% STRETCH

From the knee cap, tape with 25% stretch upwards across your thigh.

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0% STRETCH

Finish the end without stretch.

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DONE!

Make sure to give the whole application another good rub to activate the adhesive. Congrats, that's it.