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#846 How to patch test for tape allergy

Taping is one of the oldest and simplest ways to treat foot pain and injuries to the toes, feet and ankles.
There is a specific way to take your ankles after an ankle sprain so you can start running earlier.
If you have a plantar plate sprain you might try taping the toe to decrease some of the stress and strain on the plantar plate ligament when you run.
If you have a broken toe, buddy-splinting with tape can really help hold the broken bone still so it can hurt less and heal faster.
But if your skin gets irritated, and you are forced to stop using it, the tape can’t help you at all.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about how to patch test for tape allergy.

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