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What makes Living Brands tape different to other taping brands?

We see the normal moving patterns and the study of movement to be free from any restrictions As an integral part of Life . Physiotherapy promotes movement and the quality of our movement patterns determines the quality of our life! Living Brands prefer the Living Brand Taping techniques to assist in our PREHAB and REHAB approach to promote healthy living!

Who uses our tape, and who qualifies as a Living Brands practitioner?

Physiotherapists, Biokineticists, Chiropractors, Kinesiologists, Sports Medical Practitioners, and various trainers with a firm medical knowledge use our brands and tape. For more information on our courses or how to use the product check our new course fixtures. We want the application of the product to be easy and an application brochures comes with each package.

What does the LB tape actually do?

The LB tape is applied over muscles to lessen pain and reduce inflammation. Living Brand taping is a taping technique that assist in the body’s own natural healing process. It gives support & stability to a person’s joints and muscles without affecting or reducing circulation & range of motion. Normal sports tape is used to support joints and rigid taping can restrict movement and decrease blood supply to the area.

What benefits does LB s tape have?

  • Lessens/Reduces pain.
  • Enhances blood and lymphatic flow.
  • Assists in return to normal muscle function.
  • Improves proprioception and corrects joint malalignment.

Is it the tape or the technique that gives such great results?

Without a doubt, the technique is the key component. The taping method requires a tape that is patient and skin-friendly, possesses optimum elastic qualities, is the same thickness as the skin, and is durable enough to stay on for multiple days, even through sweating and showers.

How is the tape applied?

In general, the tape is applied from the ORIGIN to INSERTION of the muscle for SUPPORT and from INSERTION to ORIGIN for REHAB. Certified instructors and practitioners are trained to determine which specific techniques will be most effective for individual patients and injuries.

What are some suggestions for best taping results?

  • Skin must be clean from all oils and lotions.
  • Clean surface with only water and a cloth.
  • Skin must be completely dry before taping.
  • Removing unwanted hair is optional.

What is the difference between the colours?

There is no physical or chemical difference between the colours. The colours were developed to be compatible with colour therapy, mostly used in the east. Colour choice is a matter of individual preference. The colours can provide field advertising at athletic events, a conversational opener, and instant product recognition. Living Brands are well known for their 4 colour scheme, Black, Red, Green and White,but we have more than 16 colours available on request.

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