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    Announcing TheraBand Kinesiology Tape - Unique stretch guide indicators allow users to get the right stretch, every time.

    Akron, Ohio – January 2, 2015 – TheraBand Kinesiology Tape features best in class adhesion from Cramer Sports Medicine and an exclusive innovation from TheraBand— XactStretch™ visual elongation indicators for perfect application every time. This new product is the exciting result of ongoing innovation and Performance Health’s acquisition of Cramer Products, Inc.

    “With the launch of TheraBand Kinesiology Tape we are addressing some very fundamental needs in this category,” stated Marshall Dahneke, CEO, Performance Health. “Not wanting to simply introduce another ‘me-too tape’, we waited until we could add real value. Performance Health’s focus on clinical research, TheraBand’s market leader position in elastic resistance, and Cramer’s 95 plus years of experience in sports medicine created the perfect foundation to develop a truly unique and effective kinesiology tape. Practitioners and patients are going to love our unique stretch guide indicators and the fact that it sticks every time.” 

    TheraBand Kinesiology Tape’s exclusive integrated stretch guides, XactStretch, eliminate misapplication, even for beginners. Plus, it features Cramer’s best in class adhesion and durability. The product’s website,, provides access to the best kinesiology tape research library in existence, which is a collection of over 200 research abstracts including Performance Health studies, as well as demonstrations of the most common tape applications.

    Introducing TheraBand Kinesiology Tape

    • Safe and effective
      • Supports muscles and joints
      • Provides pain relief
      • Latex free, non-irritating and allergy tested
    • Exclusive XactStretch for trusted application every time
      • Experts and beginners can apply with confidence and eliminate product waste and poor results
    • Best in Class Adhesion
      • Confirmed by independent evaluators and internal review
      • Lasts up to five days
    • Unique hassle-free single roll dispenser
      • Features a latching lid and axle for easy dispensing
      • Ends runaway tape rolls
    • Numerous packaging and color options available
      • Bulk, individual and pre-cut roll
      • Eight designs from subtle to bold

    About Performance Health

    Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, Performance Health is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded rehabilitation and wellness products sold into a variety of U.S. clinical markets, leading national retailers and in over sixty countries through a multi-national network of distribution partners. The Company’s product offering includes an innovative line of market-leading topical analgesics and a broad range of rehabilitation and wellness products. Performance Health markets its diverse product offering under the well-known and highly recognized TheraBand, Biofreeze®, Cramer®, Bon Vital'® and Thera°Pearl® brand names.


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