Sports taping as a chiropractic strategy in preventing sports and other injuries.
Santa Barbara Chiropractor for over 30 years
Athletic Taping as a Chiropractic Strategy in Healing Injuries
Sports Taping: The Athletes's Advantage

As a chiropractor who understands how taping can prevent sports and other injuries, Dr. Girard is currently providing athletic taping to those athletes and non-athletes who need joint support, increased circulation, pain reduction, muscles activation, spinal support, decreased swelling in a joint or wound healing. She offers most taping sessions at no additional cost at this time. Dr. Girard will also train athletes on self-taping for specific injuries.

She has been trained in the use of Rock tape, which has a long adherance life and does not irritate the skin.

This tape has been instrumental in healing joint injuries, athletic and sports injuries, spinal issues, joint edema and many other issues. It is now being used for injury and overuse prevention by star athletes the world over.

The tape works by lifting the fascia off of muscles fibers, allow fluids to easily flow between them. This brings the necessary nutrients to the muscles for enhanced health and repair.

Dr. Girard first discovered Rock tape while recovering from a torn medial meniscus. She combined chiropractic care, ultra sound, taping and biking to rehab her knee to full function. She has assisted many of her patients in their recovery by "tearing tape" with them in affected areas and is very happy with the acceleration and recovery in her star athletes. Chriopractic adjusting, Cold Laser Therapy and Athletic Taping with Rock Tape is just the answer for healing althletic and other injuries in record time.


Dr. Valerie Girard, Santa Barbara Chiropractor

Your Family Chiropractic Health and Wellness Specialist
1725 State Street B, Santa Barbara, CA 93101   (805) 687-1617  (805) 682-1365 fx.

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As one of Santa Barbara's long term chiropractors, Dr. Girard offers brief consultations by phone to determine if she can assist you with your health care needs. She will direct you to other practitioners if she cannot provide you with the health care that best serves you.