This video explains step by step how to apply Kinesio Tape to the wrist using the Kinesio Pre-Cut Application. Keep the tape flat and smooth as you wrap the tape around the wrist and hand. Copyright © 2020 | KT Health LLC. Wrap a bandage around your hand, along the knuckles and pass between the thumb and forefinger. All rights reserved. Move your fingers around to make sure that they can move freely and without discomfort. Step 1: Apply Prewrap (optional) Apply a single layer of prewrap around the wrist and hand. Always consult your athletic trainer, coach or doctor for any injury. In some cases bone may be torn away resulting in what is called an avulsion sprain.Cut off the wrap with scissors when your workout or game is over, unless your doctor or athletic trainer recommends that you keep it on. A sprain by definition is damage only to the ligaments when they are stretched beyond normal range, and not to the bone. Wrapping your wrist can help you prevent injury or recover from an injury by protecting and supporting the joint and muscles 2.
KT Tape is appropriate for sprains after seeking medical attention. If your injury is isolated to your wrist, choose one that only covers the wrist while leaving all the digits free to move 2. Because it is flexible, elastic adhesive bandage is an ideal wrist compression wrap for workouts where you actually need to move your wrist. The athletic tape should not be so tight that it cuts off circulation or limits the movement of your fingers. At one end of the piece, fold over a section about 1” long. How to Wrap a Sprained Wrist Step 1: Hold the edge of the bandage between your thumb and forefinger and let the excess drape past your open hand Step 2: Hold the excess bandage and … Some of these users received a coupon for taking the time to tell their experience using our product. Overuse activities such as typing, cutting hair, or racquet sports can cause inflammation of the carpal tunnel and the resultant pain.