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Kinesiology Taping2018-08-29T10:55:46+00:00

ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN KINESIOLOGY TAPING

Kinesiology taping is a rehabilitative technique that can be used alone or in conjunction with other treatments and modalities to provide various therapeutic benefits. This course will review the history of kinesiology taping, current research related to its therapeutic effects, and discuss the contraindications vs. the pathophysiology of conditions that can be treated with this method. Participants will understand the physiological effects of kinesiology taping and the different qualities that distinguish kinesiology taping brands from one another. The lab portion of the course will allow participants to gain extensive hands-on practice to optimize proper application and understand the role of each and every treatment protocol. Participants will demonstrate mastery of over 30 treatment protocols for various conditions at every distinct location on the body.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

AT, DC, DO, LMT, MD, ND, OT, OTA, PT, PTA
1:16 Instructor to Attendee

MODULES Includes

  • Roll of kinesiology tape
  • Digital course manual on portable flash drive
  • Approved CE/CCU – 8 Contact Hours
  • Certificate of completion

• History of kinesiology taping
• Discussion of the differences between different brands of kinesiology tape
• Latest research on kinesiology taping
• Indications and contraindications of kinesiology taping
• Fascia and fascial chain

• Proper biomechanics and hand holds
• Utilizing kinesiology tape
• Structure/diagnosis, treatment, protocol*

  • Identify and describe the indications, precautions, and contraindications of kinesiology taping.
  • Identify some of the top leading kinesiology taping brands including Theraband®, Kinesio® Tex Tape, KT Tape®, RockTape, Muscle Aid Tape™, and Mueller® and discuss the benefits and differences between the brands
  • Apply knowledge of relevant region-specific anatomy and biomechanics to the evaluation and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction.
  • Demonstrate kinesiology taping techniques for the most common impairments of the spine and extremity.
  • Select effective treatment strategies using manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and evidence-based taping techniques
  • Implement evidence-based taping strategies that can be utilized the next clinical day to help clients return to the work, recreation, and other activities of daily living quicker
  • Establish complementary home exercise programs that will effectively improve patient outcomes.
9:30 – 9:45am Check-In
9:45 – 11:15am Intro, Kinesiology Taping Concepts, Theory, History, Tape Qualities, Demo, 5 Physiological Effects
11:15 – 11:30am Break
11:30 – 1:30pm Kinesiology Taping Assessments & Labs, Review basic taping protocols for shoulder, knee, elbow and low back
1:30 – 2:00pm Lunch
2:00 – 4:00pm Joint Function; Biointegrity, Applications, Prep, Precautions; Intro to kinesiology taping Assessment
4:00 – 4:15pm Break
4:15 – 6:15pm Lab/Upper Quarter Protocols
6:15 – 6:45pm Kinesiology Taping Assessments & Labs, Advance kinesiology taping protocols ACL tears, frozen shoulder, acute knee ligament tear protocols.
6:45 – 7:00pm Q&A/Participant Evaluations

Student

$175

Provider

275

KOHED is required to disclose financial or other association with any manufacture, commercial products/supporters. KOHED discloses such association with MuscleAidTapeTM. The tape options will be used during the course for demonstration and practice purposes and will be offered for purchase. In no way is the sale of the products the primary purpose of this course. The techniques offered during the course are generalized and providers should decide what kinesiology tape and treatment is best for each individual patient.

Approved Continuing Education (CE) credits & hours in CA, CT, FL, HI, NC, NY, NV, TX, WA… more to come

Continuing education requirements are subject to change.
The licensee is responsible to review board’s regulations and decide if the seminar is acceptable and applicable for continuing education units/hours.

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