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Kinesio Research - Research Trials

This page lists published research papers found in medical journals that meet the criteria of being a blinded, placebo controlled and or randomised controlled trial. A link to the full text of each paper is provided.

A summary column is provided indicating whether the paper provides a positive or negative outcome. Papers that reasonable outline a clinical benefit for Kinesio tape are marked tick, while those that don't have a cross mark.

DB=double blinded. B=blinded R=randomised. PC=placebo-controlled. RCT=randomised controlled trial.

December 2016
Medium term effects of kinesio taping in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial
Medium term effects of kinesio taping in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: a randomized controlled trial | 22 December 2016
RCT
148
Differences Among Effectiveness of Dry Needling, Manual Therapy, and Kinesio Taping® Methods for the Management of Patients with Chronic Myofascial Neck Pain: A Single-Blind Clinical Trial
Differences Among Effectiveness of Dry Needling, Manual Therapy, and Kinesio Taping® Methods for the Management of Patients with Chronic Myofascial Neck Pain: A Single-Blind Clinical Trial | 19 December 2016
SB
39
November 2016
Short term effectiveness of Pressure Release and Kinesiotaping in Cervical Myofascial Pain caused by sternocleidomastoid muscle: A randomized clinical trial
Short term effectiveness of Pressure Release and Kinesiotaping in Cervical Myofascial Pain caused by sternocleidomastoid muscle: A randomized clinical trial | 25 November 2016
RCT
75
October 2016
September 2016
Kinesio taping or just taping in shoulder subacromial impingement syndrome? A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Kinesio taping or just taping in shoulder subacromial impingement syndrome? A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial | 12 September 2016
R, DB, C
41
Are the Kinesio Tape colors effective for patient perception? A randomized single blind trial
Are the Kinesio Tape colors effective for patient perception? A randomized single blind trial | 01 September 2016
R, SB
50
August 2016
Does Kinesio Taping of the Knee Improve Pain and Functionality in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis?: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Does Kinesio Taping of the Knee Improve Pain and Functionality in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis?: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial | 01 August 2016
RCT
42
July 2016
Efficacy of kinesiology tape versus postural correction exercises on neck disability and axioscapular muscles fatigue in mechanical neck dysfunction: A randomized blinded clinical trial
Efficacy of kinesiology tape versus postural correction exercises on neck disability and axioscapular muscles fatigue in mechanical neck dysfunction: A randomized blinded clinical trial | 25 July 2016
R, B
46
June 2016
May 2016
A comparison of the effects of Mulligan's mobilization and Kinesio taping on pain, range of motion, muscle strength, and neck disability in patients with cervical spondylosis: A randomized controlled study
A comparison of the effects of Mulligan's mobilization and Kinesio taping on pain, range of motion, muscle strength, and neck disability in patients with cervical spondylosis: A randomized controlled study | 30 May 2016
RCT,CR
45
 
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