M.18. Mid foot tape to sustain dorsal/ventral glide of 5th metatarsal on 4th metatarsal after MWM

Start the tape distal on the plantar aspect of the 5th metatarsal
End the tape on the dorsal aspect of the mid foot
OR
Start the tape distal on the dorsal aspect of 5th metatarsal
End the tape on the plantar aspect of the mid foot

Purpose
to sustain dorsal/ventral glide MWM 5th metatarsal on 4th metatarsal

Indications
Painful lateral foot during inversion or eversion

IMPORTANT information and notes:
  • To avoid skin irritation use a commercial underwrap to protect the skin from friction and chafing.
  • Use non-stretch sports tape (30-50 mm) with underwrap (to avoid skin reaction)  
  • Never leave the tape more than 48 hours
  • If there is any irritation remove the tape immediately.
  • Ensure that after taping the provocative movement is less painful and ROM is improved.
  • Ensure NO PAIN, no discomfort