Kinesio Kinesiology Tape and Taping Methods

Kinesio is a therapeutic taping company that goes beyond the design and manufacture of kinesiology tape to lead the way in research and educational services for doctors and patients around the world. Designed to mimic the skin, Kinesio tape is known for its comfort, its healing power and its flexibility.

A better kinesiology taping solution

Dr. Kenzo Kase and a team of product engineers developed Kinesio tape in the 1970s as an alternative to the stiff, uncomfortable products already on the market. They developed an athletic tape preferred by elite athletes and their trainers, yet gentle enough for children and the elderly. Unlike existing products, Kinesio tape allowed for full range of motion and didn’t irritate the skin.

Kinesio Tape is:

  • 100% made from a gentle cotton fiber strip
  • 100% medical grade acrylic adhesive
  • 100% latex-free
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Water-resistant
  • Comfortable and effective for multi-day wear


Perfectly prepared by the tape experts at Kinesio, you can’t go wrong with precuts for the foot, knee, low back, neck, and shoulder. Save yourself time and hassle by keeping precuts handy.

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Kinesio Tex Gold FP was designed for specialized use by doctors. Its adhesive is in a micro-targeted fingerprint pattern, which is especially effective for circulatory, lymphatic, or neurological treatments.

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For muscle and joint problems, doctors, trainers, and everyday users alike turn to Kinesio’s Tex Classic tape. Like the Tex Gold FP and Classic was designed to mimic the qualities of skin.

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