Chatt-Tape is a hypoallergenic adhesive tape made of a very high quality cotton. The ventilation in Chatt-Tape allows the skin to breathe, prevents moisture build-up, and helps to avoid rashes. The elasticity of the tape is designed to allow optimal fit on any part of the body without restriction in range of motion. A mild heat sensitive acrylic adhesive is used to prevent skin irritation and avoid unnecessary tension to the skin.
This non-medicated tape can be used on appropriate parts of the body to enhance the blood & lymphatic fluid circulation leading to better natural healing and recuperation of the soft tissue. It is also suggested that applying the tape on the skin in a specific way can alter recruitment and contraction of the muscle. 1
Chatt-Tape is registered as a medical aid Class 1, it meets the strictest quality requirements,
Safe to use and does not contain any latex.
The main functions of Chatt-Tape are:
1. Supporting muscles 1
2. Removing congestion to the flow of body fluids 3
3. Correcting joint problems & improving proprioception 4,5,6
4. Relieving musculoskeletal pain 1,2,3,4
5. Improving skin structure
Downloadable PDF Documents:
1. Anandkumar S et al. Efficacy of kinesio taping on isokinetic quadriceps torque in knee osteoarthritis: a double blinded randomized controlled study. Physiother Theory Pract. 2014 Aug;30(6):375-83.
2. Lim EC et al. Kinesio taping in musculoskeletal pain and disability that lasts for more than 4 weeks: is it time to peel off the tape and throw it out with the sweat? A systematic review with meta-analysis focused on pain and also methods of tape application. Br J Sports Med. 2015 Jan 16. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2014-094151. [Epub ahead of print]
3. Homayouni K et al. Comparison between kinesio taping and physiotherapy in the treatment of de Quervain’s disease. J. Musculoskelet. Res. 2013;16(4). DOI: 10.1142/S021895771350019X
4. Cho HY et al. Kinesio taping improves pain, range of motion, and proprioception in older patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Mar;94(3):192-200.
5. Burfeind SM et al. Randomized Control Trial Investigating the Effects of Kinesiology Tape on Shoulder Proprioception. J Sport Rehabil. 2015 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print].
6. Hosp S et al. A pilot study of the effect of Kinesiology tape on knee proprioception after physical activity in healthy women. J Sci Med Sport. 2015 Nov;18(6):709-13.