Benefits of Equi-Tape® & the Equi-Taping™ Method
The use of Equi-Tape® can help your horse become and stay sounder longer. Equi-Tape® can increase your horse’s athletic potential by aiding the quality of your horse’s movement through increased joint and muscle flexibility, strength, and recovery. Train harder and recover quicker!
Equi-Tape® can be effective in reducing swelling, inflammation, soreness and stiffness. Equi-Tape® can be useful for horse’s who exhibit: tense or shortened muscles, joint swelling, ligament/tendon or other soft tissue damage including; trigger points, scar tissue and lymph or fascia related issues. Equi-Tape® can also help restore full range of motion.
Overall Benefits of Equi-Taping®
Increase oxygen supply and circulation
Aid in shortening healing and recovery time
Decrease inflammation, swelling and associated pain
Aid in toxin removal and increase natural metabolism of by-product build-up to help muscles and joints work more efficiently
Support joints, tendons and ligaments
Assist joint and muscle movement encouraging full range of motion making it advantageous for use in training programs
What is the Equi-Taping™ Method?
The Equi-Taping™ Method refers to techniques, protocols, and training behind successful application of tape, which takes into consideration desired goals or outcomes.
Below are the categories Equi-Tape® and Equi-Taping™ applications fall under:
Muscle Relaxation Tapings
Muscle Assist Tapings
Circulation Tapings – Fan / Basket Weave
Fascia Release Tapings
Localised Decompression / Spot Tapings
Practitioner Advanced Tapings – Acupuncture, Sensory, biomechanical, etc.
"The success of any taping is directly related to the application chosen, desired physiological goal, and technique used". Dr Beverly Gordon