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Performance Health Leukotape P Combi Pack, Stretch Tape, Leukotape and Foxomull Tape for Patella Taping, Knee Stability and Support, Sports Tape

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Aside from its ability to treat minor skin irritations, Luko tape adhesive bandage strips are excellent for a handful of reasons, including: Protective It is crucial to choose quality tapes from experienced sports medical suppliers. While there are well known name brands on the market, our range of Vivotapes have been created to to rival the characteristics of the top branded tapes but offer serious value for money. Our tapes are used in professional sports by top flight teams. Leukotape K is similar to Kinesio Tape (or KT Tape) in that it stretches. It's great for athletes who need to maintain range of motion, but that stretch doesn't necessarily help prevent foot blisters. It's also .5 inches wider than Leukotape P, making it a little more difficult to place comfortably on your feet.

Leukotape P is the better of the two for blister prevention because it’s a rigid tape that doesn’t stretch the skin that it’s attached to. Blisters occur when the upper layers of your skin are stretched apart, forming a void between the layers that fills with fluid, causing a blister. But if you cover the places where you normally get hot spots or blisters in advance with the tape, the friction that causes a blister is absorbed by the tape’s cloth exterior instead of your skin which has been immobilized by the tape, preventing blister formation. Simple. Skin Friendly. If by some chance a blister does form under the tape, when you rip it off, the tape will not tear the roof off the blister and won't remove any skin.If you don't wish to carry around a big roll of leukotape, you can wrap a section around a hollowed out and cut-in-half writing pen or wrap some around a lighter. You could even cut strips and put them on plastic-based film sheets. THERMAREST & MSR: Sale! 30% Off all MSR Tents and Thermarest Sleeping Bags including the award-winning Parsec 0!

Blisters are the bane of a hiker’s life. Even a well-fitted, high-end pair of hiking boots can go bad and cause you issues…usually when you are as far from civilization as it is possible to be!It is important for speed of use that tapes should be easily torn and to that end many of our tapes have been designed with a serrated edge to make this easier. (Cotton tapes such as Vivotape and Mueller M Tape are easier to tear than Strappal or Leukotape P) Apply strips of Leukotape over the susceptible area (ball of your foot, for example) and up either side ensuring that there are no creases or gaps to avoid friction. Note, do not circle the foot entirely as it could constrict your blood supply.

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