Sports taping is now widely used by athletes from all over the world and many research have proved the efficacy of taping application. In podiatry, taping is often applied on the lower limb and it is categorized under three main roles.
Apart from indications stated above, taping also poses the benefits of foot orthotics to a certain extend. In management of foot and ankle disorders, taping is often applied temporarily while patient waiting for their full custom-made foot orthotics to be ready. Taping techniques varies from practitioner to practitioner, your podiatrist will be able to assess and provide suitable taping techniques based on your lower limb condition.