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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.

September 2018
Comparative Effectiveness of Muscle Facilitation Kinesio Taping and Corrective Kinesio Taping Techniques along with Conventional Physiotherapy in the Treatment of Non-specific Low Back Pain
Comparative Effectiveness of Muscle Facilitation Kinesio Taping and Corrective Kinesio Taping Techniques along with Conventional Physiotherapy in the Treatment of Non-specific Low Back Pain | 11 September 2018
RCT
77
August 2018
July 2018
Does the patients' expectations on kinesiotape affect the outcomes of patients with a rotator cuff tear? A randomized controlled clinical trial
Does the patients' expectations on kinesiotape affect the outcomes of patients with a rotator cuff tear? A randomized controlled clinical trial | 26 July 2018
RCT,DB
89
Kinesio Taping reduces pain and improves disability in Low Back Pain patients: a randomised controlled trial
Kinesio Taping reduces pain and improves disability in Low Back Pain patients: a randomised controlled trial | 26 July 2018
RCT
108
The effects of cervical kinesio taping on pain, range of motion, and disability in patients following thyroidectomy: A randomized clinical trial, preliminary results
The effects of cervical kinesio taping on pain, range of motion, and disability in patients following thyroidectomy: A randomized clinical trial, preliminary results | 01 July 2018
RCT
80
The effectiveness of kinesio taping on pain, range of motion and disability in patients with chronic neck pain: A randomized controlled study
The effectiveness of kinesio taping on pain, range of motion and disability in patients with chronic neck pain: A randomized controlled study | 01 July 2018
RCT
44
June 2018
Effectiveness of Kinesio Taping® in Patients With Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis
Effectiveness of Kinesio Taping® in Patients With Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis | 26 June 2018
RCT
743
Kinesio taping reduces elbow pain during resisted wrist extension in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis: a randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study
Kinesio taping reduces elbow pain during resisted wrist extension in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis: a randomized, double-blinded, cross-over study | 19 June 2018
R, DB, CO
15
May 2018
April 2018
Kinesio Taping effects with different directions and tensions on strength and range of movement of the knee: a randomized controlled trial
Kinesio Taping effects with different directions and tensions on strength and range of movement of the knee: a randomized controlled trial | 14 April 2018
RCT
42
Kinesiotape and quadriceps strengthening with elastic band in women with knee osteoarthritis and overweight or obesity. A randomized clinical trial
Kinesiotape and quadriceps strengthening with elastic band in women with knee osteoarthritis and overweight or obesity. A randomized clinical trial | 07 April 2018
RCT
32
March 2018
The effectiveness of the low-power laser and kinesiotaping in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, a pilot study
The effectiveness of the low-power laser and kinesiotaping in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome, a pilot study | 28 March 2018
SB, P, R
64
February 2018
Comparison of the effectiveness of orthotic intervention, kinesiotaping, and paraffin treatments in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: A single-blind and randomized controlled study
Comparison of the effectiveness of orthotic intervention, kinesiotaping, and paraffin treatments in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome: A single-blind and randomized controlled study | 17 February 2018
SB, RCS
169
Short-term Effects of Kinesio Taping® on Electromyographic Characteristics of Paraspinal Muscles, Pain and Disability in Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation
Short-term Effects of Kinesio Taping® on Electromyographic Characteristics of Paraspinal Muscles, Pain and Disability in Patients with Lumbar Disc Herniation | 06 February 2018
RCT
38
January 2018
Is application of Kinesio tape to treat hyperlordosis more effective on abdominal muscles or hamstrings?
Is application of Kinesio tape to treat hyperlordosis more effective on abdominal muscles or hamstrings? | 29 January 2018
RCT
30
The Effect of the Inhibition Technique of the Kinesio Taping on the Triceps Surae Muscle after an Isokinetic Fatigue Protocol
The Effect of the Inhibition Technique of the Kinesio Taping on the Triceps Surae Muscle after an Isokinetic Fatigue Protocol | 22 January 2018
RCT, SB
70
 
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