All in Injury

A brilliant piece of marketing at the 2008 Olympics saw Elastic Therapeutic Tape come to prominence when Kinesio USA donated 50000 roles of their brightly coloured product (Kinesio Tape) to 58 of the participating nations. Before we knew it, athletes from around the globe were sporting strips of fluorescent tape on various parts of their bodies and Kinesio Tape leapt into the public consciousness.  

Common sense tells us that running places a lot of stress on our joints, particularly the knees. We've all heard I'm sure that every time we take a stride whilst running we're placing '3 times our body weight' through our knee joints. Repeat this hundreds of times for each run, multiplied by many years and your knees are surely going to suffer?