Kinesio tape for bruising: KT Circulatory / Lymphatic Correction Technique: Measure and cut 2 Kinesio Tex Fans with 4 tails or more. Anchor and ends zero tension. Apply 0 - 20% tension in tails [ therapeutic zone] over the edematous area. First and second fans criss-cross one another. Keep in mind the the tape paper off tension value during this application to prevent undo irritation. [I learned technique at Kinesio Taping Association International, 3-day Training Course].