NEUROMUSCULAR TAPING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES
NMT INSTITUTE ITALY HAS CREATED THE INNOVATIVE CONCEPT OF DECOMPRESSION TAPING CALLED “NEUROMUSCULAR TAPING” WIDELY KNOWN IN MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION.
The NMT Institute has created a treatment concept of decompression taping called “NeuroMuscular Taping” widely known in medicine and rehabilitation.The NMTConcept is used in physical rehabilitation, in sports medicine, in nursing, in speech therapy and language pathologies, in all aspects of health care. It is a therapeutic ally in the prevention of and in the active treatment of many conditions requiring increased self-healing capacity.
The “NMT Know-How” and the “Intellectual Property – NMT“ began in 2000 and consolidated during 2003 together with the creation of both the NMT concept and the NMT Institute. The Institute plays a key role in the management of precise training and in the development of specific protocols for pathologies and conditions requiring treatment. Since its creation, the NMT Institute is a benchmark for specific innovative training programs and for its involvement in numerous volunteer initiatives in various parts of the world. Through correct training the NMT Know-How is passed on to health care professionals while in collaboration with tertiary education institutions the NMT intellectual property can be shared to all.
NMT Institutes and collaborations exist in many parts of the world. For specific interest in a country or for developing NMT institute in your country please contact the following
EB TALK WITH DAVID BLOW
NEUROMUSCULAR TAPING: STATE OF THE ARTE AND NEW PROSPECTIVES
Roma. 20 JUNE 2017
- Virginia Colibazzi, FT Equipe Terapeutica, Roma.
- Adriano Coladonato, FT ANIK Associazione nazionale idrokinesiterapisti, Roma.
- Emilio Romanini, MD, Artrogruppo Roma.
ABSTRACT: The term in English tape or taping generically refers to a non-elastic or elastic band, which is applied directly to the skin for therapeutic purposes. Potential benefits range from pain inhibition, increased blood circulation and lymphatic drainage, reduction of muscle fatigue, improved posture and sports performance. However, clinical efficacy can not yet be established unequivocally and extensively by the scientific literature and the popularity gained in recent years has fueled a terminological confusion and sometimes improper use of this therapeutic tool. We asked Dr. David Blow, founder of the Neuromuscular Taping concept, a deepening view and explanation on the area of taping treatment.
Key words: Taping, tape, neuromuscular tape, David Blow
With stretch or without stretch: The NeuroMuscular Taping Concept is the application of a tape with certain characteristics with a specific method for therapeutic purposes. The tape with elastic single directional properties is applied in an eccentric way, that is on the skin stretched with a no tensioning of the tape (zero tension). When the patient repositions the part of the body treated in a neutral position, the tape creates skin folds that cause dilatation of the skin and underlying body tissue creating further dilation of blood and lymphatic vessels and decompression of the muscle fascias, muscle and tendon fibre and joint structures with consequent increase in local blood circulation. The basic concept that I am passing to you was created in 2000, but follows the assumption that manual therapy, through movement, favors vascularization and therefore tissue recovery. NMT Know-How is based on the correct application methodology that makes it totally different to other types of “taping” already present.
The recent earthquake in Lombok, Indonesia has caused many deaths, devestation and injured. Together with the many medical First Aid interventions the island’s physical therapy Association has been assisting the many injured with emergency professional health care covering elasticità compressive bandaging, splinting, NMT taping and recovery of post trauma mobility. All our Nmt community best wishes goes out to the lombok community as well physical therapists and NMT trained nel 2016 ARIF TRIANTO assisting where possibile.
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REHABILITATION SPECIFIC RESEARCH PROJECTS
The aim of NMT Volunteer Training Project is to create research programs in NMT rehabilitation assisted programs in Countries in need and to assist in the development of specific treatment protocols required for that area. These projects takes into account the particular types of pathologies seen in the region and which require particular attention. After on site evaluation of social/health needs specific studies are created to underline the rehabilitation requirements to cover the needs. All projects follow the NMT Volunteer Projects underlying aim to reduce the poverty/disbility viscous cycle through improving mobility.