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Instructions on How to Apply

IF YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO EXACTLY FOLLOW THE TAPING INSTRUCTIONS, PLEASE TAPE OVER AREA OF DISCOMFORT.


PREPARATION FOR TAPING APPLICATIONS

  • Apply 60 Minutes Prior to Activity
  • Clean skin area of oils, dirt and lotion.
  • Trim any excess hair to allow better adhesion.
  • Use the paper backing squares to determine the length of tape needed, then round the corners.
  • Tear the tape backing at the ends or in the middle depending on taping technique.
  • All tape ends should be applied with no tension.
  • After applying the tape, rub firmly to adhere.

THRIVE TAPE USAGE

  • Can wear up to 24 hrs. a day up to 7 days
  • Sweat resistant.
  • Trim off the edges & corners where lifting occurs.

TAPE REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS

  • Gently peel the tape from the skin.
  • Do not reuse tape once worn.
  • Use baby oil for any remaining adhesive.
  • New tape can now be applied once area is cleaned.

IN CASE OF SKIN IRRITATION

  • Clean skin area and apply a thin coating of Pepto Bismol or Milk of Magnesia onto skin. Best to apply onto skin with basting brush.
  • Let dry.
  • Re-apply tape.

 

Please scroll to the corresponding body part for instructions.

Neck/Shoulders

 Neck Strain

Rotator Cuff Tendonitis

AC Joint Sprain

Anterior Shoulder Instability

Chest

Pectoral Muscle Group Strain

Arms/Hands

 Wrist “Carpel Tunnel”

Golfers Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Thumb Inflammation “De Quervain Tenosynovitis”

Bicep Tendonitis

 

Back

Lower Back

Legs

 IT Band Hip

Calf Strain

Hamstrings

Shin Splits

 

Quads

Hip Bursitis

Knees

 Outer Knee “Patellofemoral”

Inner Knee “MCL Sprain”

Full Knee “Osteoarthritis”

Knee “Patellar Tendonitis”

Knee “ACL Support”

Feet/Ankle

 Achilles Tendonitis

Ankle Stability “Lateral Ankle Sprain”

Plantar Fasciitis

Inner Ankle “Medial Foot Tendonitis”

Ball of Foot “Metatarsalgia”

Turf Toe