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Edema strips are applied with the solid end of the tape over the lymphatic ducts and the fingers positioned along the lymphatic pathways.The enhanced lymphatic drainage promotes a reduction in swelling along with relief from the associated pain. Over a few days, the bruised area will become clear where the individual strips of tape were applied, rapidly accelerating the recovery from the contusion.
Rock Tape Edema Strips can be an effective part of lymphedema treatment, helping to reduce the severe swelling associated with this condition. Edema strips are among the most effective but least expensive lymphedema products available today.
RockTape Precut Edema Strips are 10" long by 4" wide and have a 2" base with 5 individual fingers. Each box contains 20 individual edema applications that can be worn for 5-7 days. Pre-cut edema strips are machine cut with rounded corners, reducing the fraying and curling that can occur when tape is cut by hand. Application is quick and simple. Start by folding and tearing the backing along the cut lines and where the anchor end meets the fingers. Remove the backing from the anchor end and apply according to package directions. Apply the fingers, one at a time, over the swollen or bruised area.
97% cotton reinforced with 6/12 nylon for superior support
: Hypoallergenic, acrylic adhesive - stronger than other tapes
- patented plow pattern channels water and sweat more effectively
190% elasticity (other kinesiotapes have 130-140% elasticity)
- produces greater "snap back" for enhanced muscle activation
each strip is 4" wide x 10"
: Can be worn up to 7 days
- stays on during intense, prolonged exercise, swimming or showering
- not recommended for hot tub or sauna
Application Tips Page
carefully and follow
instructions to obtain maximum application time and durability.
Acute injuries with swelling or bruising
Chronic joint swelling
Post surgical swelling, edema
Bruises and contusions
Blocked lymph nodes
Chronic venous insufficiency