Although research suggests Kinesio taping decreases pain and improves range of motion for some musculoskeletal injuries, its effectiveness in decreasing pain in patients with PFPS in unknown. Further, Kinesio taping has not been compared with other taping techniques, including McConnell taping.
J Sport Rehabil. 2015 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]
Source: The Effect of Kinesio Taping on Anterior Knee Pain Consistent With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: A Critically Appraised Topic. – PubMed – NCBI