A variety of sports use taping to prevent injury. Especially in sports most commonly associated with ankle sprains, such as basketball, football, volleyball or soccer, adhesive tape is often used to help athletes recover from ligament sprains of the ankle or to help prevent further injury.
TAPING CAN HELP
ATHLETES RECOVER AND
PREVENT RE-INJURYStrapping with adhesive tape is important for the prevention of joint injuries, especially the ankle and hand. Taping is also essential during early management of injury and rehabilitation, because recurrence of injury when an athlete recommences training is less likely with supportive taping.