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Akbari et al. 2014

The effect of ankle taping and balance exercises on postural stability indices in healthy women.


The ankle joint was put into full dorsiflexion before taping. Taping was started from gastrocnemius muscle bulk and progressed toward the Achilles tendon; after passing the heel, it was cut into four divisions and attached to the dorsal aspect of the foot, the metatarsal area. A second length of tape was attached to the lateral malleolus in the ankle dorsiflexion position, passed over the lateral ligaments, passed under the foot to reach the medial malleolus, and passed across the medial ligaments of the ankle

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