TheraBand Academy Logo Divider
  • Change language button
    • Translate this page:
  • Email site button
  • Print site button
  • Change font size button

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here is the answer to your frequently-asked question:


Your question was: How do I apply TheraBand Kinesiology Tape?

Our experts said:

For Best Results


Wash area to remove dirt, oil, creams or lotions. Remove hair in application area. Apply at least 60 minutes before exercising or showering.


Break paper through tape and peel backing, folding last 1-2 inches of non-peeled paper on itself for easy handling. Regardless of specified stretch, always apply last 1-2 inches of tape without stretch as anchor. Do not touch adhesive. Do not overstretch tape. After applying, rub the tape toward each end to create heat which activates adhesive.


If tape is well adhered, remove slowly and press down on bare skin closest to tape being removed as you pull tape off.

For detailed application videos and more information visit


Kinesiology Tape: Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use any scissors to cut TheraBand Kinesiology Tape?
Can I use TheraBand Kinesiology Tape in water?
How do I apply TheraBand Kinesiology Tape with the right tension?
How do I apply TheraBand Kinesiology Tape?
How do I code and bill for athletic, therapeutic or kinesiology taping?
How do I dry TheraBand Kinesiology Tape after getting it wet?
How do I remove TheraBand Kinesiology Tape?
How long will TheraBand Kinesiology Tape last?
Is TheraBand Kinesiology Tape latex free?
Is there something special to the design on TheraBand Kinesiology Tape?
What are the ingredients of the adhesive of TheraBand kinesiology tape?
What is the cloth on the kinesiology tape made from?
What is TheraBand Kinesiology Tape used for?
What should I do if my skin is irritated from using TheraBand Kinesiology Tape?