A.I. Burnasyan Scientific journal FMBC

Clinical Bulletin

ISSN 2782-6430 (print)

State Research Center −Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical
Center of Federal Medical Biological Agency

The journal is published in Russian.
Format – A4.
The periodicity of the journal is 4 times a year.

Issue №2 2022 год

A.I. Burnasyan  FMBC clinical bulletin. 2022 № 1

Effects of Kinesio Taping on Knee Osteoarthritis: Literature Review
A.M.Belyakova, A.S.Samoylov, M.N.Velichko, N.V.Rylova, V.F. Kazakov
A.I. Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center, Moscow, Russia
Contact person: Belyakova Anna Vbhaylovna, md.belyakova@gmail.com

The purpose of this review was to determine the current evidence-base for the efficacy of kinesio taping in patients with osteoarthritis. Searche was undertaken using MEDLINE, Embase, Scopus, Web of Science, Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro) from 2007 to 2018. The target terms included within our search criteria were “kinesiotape”, “osteoarthritis”, “knee pain”. Current findings indicate that kinesio taping can be considered a useful method for decreasing pain without any side effects in patients with osteoarthritis. The search yielded 1,062 articles and finally seven studies met inclusion criteria. However, there is a limited number of appropriately powered, robustly designed studies. Further research is required to fully understand the short- and long-term effect of kineso taping in patients with osteoarthritis.
Keywords: rehabilitation; kinesio taping; knee; osteoarthritis
For citation: Belyakova AM, Samoylov AS, Velichko MN, Rylova NV, Kazakov VF. Effects Of Kinesio Taping on Knee Osteoarthritis: Literature Review. A.I. Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center Clinical Bulletin. 2022.1:22-26. (In Russian) DOI: 10.33266/2782-6430-2022-1-22-26

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Conflict of interest. The authors declare no conflict of interest.
Financing. The study had no sponsorship.
Contribution. Article was prepared with equal participation of the authors.
Article received: 20.01.2022.  Accepted for publication: 01.02.2022

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