This iPad-compatible app offers quick access to an overview of strap taping complemented by 50 video clips demonstrating each technique. It is available from Apple’s App Store by clicking on the App Store button to the right.
In Strap Taping iPad Version with Video, Anne Keil, PT, DPT, presents taping techniques for use on all body areas in both physical therapy and modified athletic training. This easy-to-use reference contains 50 strap taping techniques with Leukotape that help support or control joint mobility and provide greater stability than other methods of taping.
Following are the areas covered:
Chapter 1. Introduction to Taping Chapter 2. Ankle and Foot Chapter 3. The Knee Chapter 4. The Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbopelvic Area Chapter 5. The Shoulder Chapter 6. The Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
Each taping technique is shown step by step in video clips, as well as 70 photos and illustrations. Readers will experience a dynamic and detailed presentation for learning strap taping techniques and referencing them quickly through the convenience of their iPad.
Strap Taping, iPad Version with Video, is an excellent resource for both students and professionals in physical therapy, occupational therapy, and athletic training seeking guidance in the proper selection and effective application of strap taping techniques. With full-color photos and video sequences, Strap Taping, iPad Version with Video, offers readers a dynamic way to learn and review a range of taping techniques used in treating sport and orthopedic injuries.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Taping
Relationship Between Taping and Anatomy
Types of Tape
Why Strapping Tape?
Chapter 2. Ankle and Foot
Anatomy of the Ankle and Foot
Subtalar Neutral Stirrup Ankle Support and Modified High Dye
Calcaneus Inversion Glide
Calcaneus: Alternative Technique
Hypermobile Distal Fibula
Hallux Abductovalgus (HAV) Bunion Correction
First Metatarsal–Cuneiform Glide
Fifth Metatarsal Dorsal Glide
Fifth Metatarsal–Cuboid Dorsal and Plantar Glide
Chapter 3. The Knee
Anatomy of the Knee
Patellar Medial Glide (Plus Tilt Corrections)
Patellar Tendon Unloading
Infrapatellar Fat Pad Unloading
Pes Anserinus Bursitis Unloading
Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
Proximal Fibular Glide
Knee Hyperextension Block
Tensor Fascia Lata Glide
Medial Hamstring Unloading
Chapter 4. The Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbopelvic Area
Anatomy of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbopelvic Area
Postural Taping: Upper Back, Midback, and Lower Back
Thoracic Vertebra Glide
Low Back Hyperextension Limit
Ilial Shear, Anterior or Posterior
Diamond Box Unloading
Hip and Gluteal Muscle Approximation
Chapter 5. The Shoulder
Anatomy of the Shoulder
Postural Upper Back
AC Joint Separation and Clavicle Fracture Correction
AC Joint Blocking (for Subacromial Impingement)
Scapula Position Correction
Inferior Subluxing Shoulder Correction
Anterior Shoulder Dislocation Protection
Chapter 6. The Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
Anatomy of the Elbow, Wrist, and Hand
Radial Head Glide
Diamond Box Unloading
Ulnar External Rotation Glide
Ulnar Internal Rotation Glide
Elbow Hyperextension Varus or Valgus Laxity Block
Neutral Wrist Strapping
Wrist Flexion or Extension Block
Wrist Pain, Radiocarpal Glide
Fifth Metacarpal Dorsal Glide
Ventral Ulnar Glide
About the Author
A reference for physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, physical therapy and athletic training students, and other health care and rehabilitation professionals.
Anne Keil, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist and supervisor of rehabilitation services at the University of Colorado Hospital at Stapleton and Park Meadows Rehabilitation Clinics in Denver. Dr. Keil has worked in a variety of areas, including outpatient orthopedics, neurology, inpatient, skilled nursing, rehabilitation, and home health care. Working in facilities or countries that did not have many physical therapy resources, Dr. Keil became interested in taping as a low-cost adjunct to treatment and an effective alternative to bracing.
Dr. Keil received her doctorate in physical therapy in 2005 from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. She earned her BS in physical therapy in 1991 and BS in community health science in 1989 from California State University at Fresno. Dr. Keil is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).