Patellar Tendon Taping

Indications(+) /Contraindications (-)ExpectationsMaterials Needed 
  • Patellar Tendonitis (Jumpers Knee) (+)
  • Tape job should create a new insertion for the quadriceps, thus relieving pain on the patellar tendon.
  • Tape job should be placed on with high pressure directly on the patellar tendon.
  • Adhesive spray
  • Pre-wrap
  • Conform
  • Elastikon

Taping tips

  1. Palpate to identify inferior border of patella and tibila tuberosity 
  2. Athlete on block in ready position
  3. Unilateral pressure over patella when applying tape

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