Q.13. Wrist tape to sustain carpal rotation after MWM

Start the tape on anterior/medial aspect of proximal row of carpal bones
End the tape on distal anterior aspect of forearm

Purpose
to sustain effect of the carpal rotation 

Indications
pain and/or limitation flexion or extension movement carpal joints 

IMPORTANT information and notes:
  • While applying the carpal rotation technique, have client applies the tape around the wrist
  • If you make it worse, do the reverse taping
  • 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