Quadriceps and Hamstrings Wrap Purpose: provide compression and/or support for muscle group Steps (quadriceps muscles) –Patient standing with affected limb resting on a 2’’ heel lift; thigh in neutral position –Place elastic wrap on anterior midthigh distal to painful site –Apply wrap in an upward and lateral direction, encircling the thigh –Apply elastic for additional support Steps – distal hamstring strain –Same as quadriceps wrap except wrap is directed in an upward and lateral manner, encircling the thigh
Kinesio Taping® Rotator Cuff Impingement Place base of Kinseo Y strip 2”inferior to greater tuberosity with no tension. Have pt. adduct shoulder with hand behind back and flex neck laterally to opposite side. Apply light tension to Y strip; superior tail moves superior to spine of scapula, between upper & middle trapezius and ends on superior med. border of scapula Inferior tail moves along spine of scapula with final 1-2” with no tension. Initiate glue activation prior to any patient movement.