Q.11. Wrist tape to sustain lateral glide of proximal row of the carpal bones after MWM

Start the tape on the medial aspect of proximal carpal bones
 End the tape on the distal aspect of the radius

Purpose
to sustain lateral glide of proximal carpal bones

Indications
Painful and/or restricted wrist joint
 to remove pain and swelling from osteo-arthritic wrist

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 (20 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