Taping and Strapping

You’ve seen sportsmen and women wearing Kinesiology Tape, or K Tape as it’s often known, and maybe you’ve thought “Hmmm, what does it actually do?” Well that piece of blue, pink, black, or whatever colour tape they’ve chosen to match their outfit, has a number of unique benefits:   Easy to Apply: It can be […]

It only takes a few seconds of watching rugby before you realise why there might be injuries involved. The sheer velocity at which some players travel across the pitch and collide with each other means that problems are inevitable and unavoidable. Rugby injuries occur more frequently during matches than during training. Due to the frequent […]

We introduced you to Kinesiology Tape with our Intro to Kinesiology Tape Blog, and we thought what better way to follow it up than to teach you how to actually apply the stuff! It’s all well and good knowing that it originated in Japan in 1979, but if you can’t make it effectively work for […]

Ah the January fitness rush. Gyms across the nation become packed from wall to wall with patrons trying to shed the post-Christmas jiggles. Every step on the treadmill, every pump of the iron is mentally ticking off each chocolate, crisp and sweet they consumed over the holidays. For those in that position, and for those […]

What is Kinesiology Tape? Kinesiology tape was developed by Japanese chiropractor and acupuncturist Dr. Kenzo Kase in 1979. Motivated by the fact that standard taping and strapping methods often seemed to hinder rather than help the healing process, Kase wanted to improve circulation within an injured muscle by creating a tape which mimicked the effects […]

As always here at PhysioRoom we’re extremely enthusiastic about and committed to supporting our sports teams in any way we can. That’s why when Great British Ice Hockey got in touch, we were extremely excited about the prospect of some of our products lending a helping hand to our men and women’s continued success as […]

With the beginning of the 2016 Masters approaching, here’s our guide to the top five golf-related injuries, and how best to treat them.  

As part of mediֳ 20% off sale on PhysioRoom.com, we looked at five common injuries which can be sustained during everyday activities, with advice on how to recover from them and products which can help your rehabilitation process. Sprained Ankle Even if youֶe never experienced any of the other injuries in this article, itֳ likely […]

As the Rugby World Cup looms large on the horizon, Physioroom have teamed up with sports injury specialists Mueller to bring you a fantastic rugby union competition and offer you the chance to see some of your favourite superstars in action. To prepare for the 2015/16 season, Leicester Tigers, Newcastle Falcons and Sale Sharks will […]

Weֶe had the Copa America, the Womenֳ World Cup, Champions and Europa League qualifying and countless other pre-season tournaments to help fill the footballing void over the summer, but there is nothing that gets the blood flowing like the opening weekend of the Premier League season – when your footballing heroes don their club colours […]