R.12. Finger tape to sustain rotation of PIP joint after MWM

Start the (rotation) tape on the dorsal mid shaft of the middle phalanx
End the tape on the dorsal shaft of the proximal phalanx

Purpose
to sustain effect of rotation of PIP joint with flexion or extension

Indications
Painful and/or restricted PIP joint flexion or extension

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 (10 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