Taping of ankle swelling - lymphoedema
Position during application
Sitting / lying down. Leg extended to the toe (only as far as the leg will allow, you must not feel pain).
1. Measure the GEM tape from the ankle to the toes.
2. Cut the so-called. "lymphoteep" into strips and round the corners. Leave the anchor of the tape about 5 cm.
3. Apply the anchor of the tape behind the ankle on the inner side, stretch the tip and lead the individual strips without tension along the swollen ankle towards the toes across the ankle. The toe extension must not be painful.
4. We also apply on the outside.