Kinesotaping has many applications in Massage Therapy. One main one is to assist with lymphatic drainage. This can be used as a compliment to Manual Lymphatic Drainage treatment and can be applied and used with compression garments to further assist with swelling reduction. Tape typically stays on for 5-7 days and is treated like a second skin. It can get wet, you can sweat, swim and exercise normally with the tape on. The tape does need to be removed with care, so please consult your therapist for removal instructions.