The principle is to activate and support the process of tissue healing and accelerate metabolism through faster movement of fluids in the skin and subcutaneous tissues. Kinesiotaping is by nature a sensory taping and its effects are mainly based on proprioception and mechanical action. Kinesio taping with lymphatic taping techniques is used to reduce pain and swelling. It is used for various vascular problems, for swelling of different areas of the body and limbs, after (sports) traumas and surgeries (eg knee and hip arthroplasty).