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Taping for posterior tibial tendonitis

Updated: Feb 15, 2023

In this video, I demonstrate how to tape your ankle and foot with rigid zinc-oxide tape to reduce the load on your tibialis posterior tendon. It's not a long-term solution, but can provide good short-term pain relief when you have posterior tibial tendonitis. Remember, if you need more help with an injury, you're welcome to consult one of our physios online via video call.

Taping for posterior tibialis tendonitis

You can find more detailed advice about treatment for posterior tibial tendonitis in this article. If you find that this taping technique reduces your pain, it may mean that you would benefit from wearing supportive insoles in your shoes. Remember, if you skin turns red or itchy, it usually means that you're allergic to the tape and it's best to remove it immediately.

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Steph is a chartered physiotherapist with more than 15 years' experience and a Master’s Degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine. You can read more about her here, and she's also on LinkedIn.


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