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Truetape instruction

Shin splints

02:54 Min.

TRUETAPE: how to tape shin splints

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Main application

  • Shin splints
  • Pain at the inside of the shin*

What you need

  • 2 TRUETAPE strips
  • 1 pair of scissors

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

Shin splints instruction starting position
STARTING POSITION

Bend your knee at a 70° angle and extend your foot towards the bottom.

1. STRIP

Shin splints instruction step 1
0% STRETCH

Apply the anchor without stretch just above the inside of your ankle.

Shin splints instruction step 2
25% STRETCH

Apply the tape with 25% stretch along the inside of your shin.

Shin splints instruction step 3
0% STRETCH

Finish the end without stretch.

2. STRIP

Shin splints instruction step 4
75% STRETCH

Cut one strip in half and apply with 75% stretch over your point of pain.

Shin splints instruction step 5
0% STRETCH

Finish both ends without stretch.

3. STRIP

Shin splints instruction step 6
75% STRETCH

Apply the second half strip with 75% stretch over your second point of pain.

Shin splints instruction step 7
0% STRETCH

Finish both ends without stretch.

Shin splints instruction step 8
DONE!

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

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