Taping and bracing for pelvic and hip injuries

Scott A. Magnes, Lance Ringhausen, Peter Seidenberg

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There is little research available regarding the use of athletic taping and bracing for the hip and pelvis. The disadvantages of using athletic tape are the expense, the difficulty of application, and possible skin irritation. Tape's effectiveness at decreasing joint motion lessens after 30 min. Further research is needed to determine if compression shorts are able to prevent injury or enhance athletic performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Hip and Pelvis in Sports Medicine and Primary Care
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781441957870
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)


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