McConnell Taping (Rigid Tape)

Step 1: Rest knee in a slightly bent position of about 20 to 30 degrees

Step 2 (Anchor): Apply anchor tape to the inner and outer side of the knee

Step 3:

- Start the tape in line with the middle of the knee cap at the outer side of the knee
- Using your thumb on top of the tape, gently push the knee cap towards the inner side of the knee while simultaneously using your fingers to gently pull the skin at the inner aspect of the knee towards and under the knee cap
- Secure the tape on the anchor tape at the inner aspect of the knee
- Ensure that there is wrinkling of the skin at the inner aspect of the knee
- Repeat this step 2-3 times depending on the amount of support needed

Step 4 (Anchor Tape): Secure loose ends on the inner and outer aspect of the knee with the anchor tape