O.18. Elbow tape for tennis elbow to sustain lateral glide of forearm after MWM

Start the tape medially below elbow joint line
End the tape on posterolateral aspect of distal humerus

Purpose
to sustain lateral glide of forearm

Start the tape medially below elbow joint line
End the tape on posterolateral aspect of distal humerus

Purpose
to sustain lateral glide of forearm

Indications
Tennis elbow – lateral elbow pain with resisted extension of wrist / fingers / gripping

IMPORTANT information and notes:
  • Apply tape with client’s forearm pre-positioned in max supination and the elbow flexed in 30 degrees
  • Apply two layers of tape for maximal effect
  • To avoid skin irritation use a commercial underwrap to protect the skin from friction and chafing.
  • Use non-stretch sports tape (30 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