How To Tape Shin Splints. Apply a strip of tape starting at the front of the ankle around the outside and underneath your leg in a spiral finishing on the outside of the upper shin. The Benefits of Taping.
While keeping your ankle flexed apply the other end of KT to your big toe and top of your foot. Pull the tape up at an angle that curves toward the calf. Give the tape a rub to finish.
IFix one end of the kinesiology tape on the bony ridge of your lower leg just above the ankle and pull the tape towards your outer leg.
Wrap the tape in a diagonal fashion upwards across the front of the leg. This should create a tape bridge over your shin. Shin splints also known as medial tibial stress syndrome MTSS are injuries along the shinbone that causes pain. Athletes suffering from shin splints may also benefit from taping that pulls the muscle closer to the shins.