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wilcox510


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I found an study comparing various taping methods for pulley injuries ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17585178 ). It mentions the H taping method as the best. What is the H method? It seems as if its different than the figure 8 or normal ring taping.


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Interesting that a google search showed many articles about the benefit of h taping, but I could only find one somewhat obscure description of how to actually do it.

http://www.zinio.com/...&pg=seo&p=43


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It is my favorite way to tape. I will try and explain it.
1.) take a one inch piece of tape about 5 inches long
2.)On the left side cut it down the middle about 3/4 of an inch
3.)On the right side cut it down the middle until you have about 1/2 an inch of the tape holding it all together
4.)Wrap it so the piece holding it together is on the middle knuckle, and the strands are each on one side of the knuckle
5.)Make sure that you wrap it tight, or it will not do anything

I am sorry if that made no sense but it is sort of hard to explain.


wilcox510


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Hey John how about some pictures to clarify?


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I am sort of busy right now, but I will post something tomorrow.


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wilcox510 wrote:
I found an study comparing various taping methods for pulley injuries ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17585178 ). It mentions the H taping method as the best. What is the H method? It seems as if its different than the figure 8 or normal ring taping.

I think that taping to protect a pulley injury does about as much as trying to keep Majid from posting something asinine and retarded.


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Here ya go: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ThzPFaxgEE

GO


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I know this doesn't count for anything, but I find it hard to believe that the taping done by the dude in the video is supporting his pulleys whatsoever. The strips are way to wide and the tape does not appear to be tight enough.


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interesting, cheers for this!


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johnwesely wrote:
I know this doesn't count for anything, but I find it hard to believe that the taping done by the dude in the video is supporting his pulleys whatsoever. The strips are way to wide and the tape does not appear to be tight enough.

Remember that this H-taping is mainly for the A3 and to a lesser degree the A5 pulleys. I can't see them doing much for an A2 or A4 pulley though. Maybe taping the A3 and A5 of the same finger would support the A4 pulley of that finger, but I am just guessing about that.


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qtrollip wrote:
johnwesely wrote:
I know this doesn't count for anything, but I find it hard to believe that the taping done by the dude in the video is supporting his pulleys whatsoever. The strips are way to wide and the tape does not appear to be tight enough.

Remember that this H-taping is mainly for the A3 and to a lesser degree the A5 pulleys. I can't see them doing much for an A2 or A4 pulley though. Maybe taping the A3 and A5 of the same finger would support the A4 pulley of that finger, but I am just guessing about that.

When you H-Tape, even tightly, the tape hardly puts any pressure on the A3.


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