Taping – Sports Medicine Boston

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Taping is a sports medicine technique to provides stability and support to a joint. Taping is not a long-term solution, but rather a temporary one until a patient can transition to a brace or to a point when external support is no longer needed. Taping will create joint awareness by bringing the patient’s attention to the taped area.

Please see Dr. Merson’s blog on taping.

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