Funding for this research was provided by:
Schmerz und Tape
Received: 22 April 2020
Accepted: 9 April 2021
First Online: 4 May 2021
: The RCT was approved by the ethics committee of the Medical Center, University of Freiburg (reference number 537/14). All patients gave written informed consent before inclusion into the trial.
: All authors gave consent for publication.
: DS has developed the Medi-taping treatment based on his clinical experience. He approached HW and SS to study this treatment in a clinical trial. The wife and son of DS are shareholders of the company Schmerz und Tape GmbH. The company is a purveyor of the medical tapes used in this study. None of the other authors have a conflict of interest to report.