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Kinesio Taping for Physical and Occupational Therapist and Therapy Assistants.

October 23 @ 9:00 am 3:30 pm PDT

NOTE: Registration CLOSES at midnight on October 6th, 2021

Breakfast will be served starting at 8:30am – Lunch is also provided on site

Earn 6 CCUs/.6 CEUs – open to PT, PTA, OT OTA – Sponsored by Ensign Services, Inc.

The Fundamentals of Therapeutic and Kinesiology Taping

Improve your effectiveness in hundreds of clinical conditions with a rehabilitative taping technique that is safe for populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric. Kinesiology taping facilitates the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting movement. Its ability to lift the skin off the neuraland sensory receptors provides therapeutic benefit that can be worn for several days. The effects can include enhancing muscle function, improving circulation, providing pain relief, and repositioning of a subluxed joint.

Through an integrated format of lecture and hands-onlabs, you will review the evidence for therapeutic and kinesiology taping, and learn specific taping protocols thatcan be quickly integrated into practice. Kinesiology tape can be a valuable clinical tool used in conjunction with other treatments and modalities to have immediate positive effectson movement and performance, while reducing pain and improving clinical outcomes for your clients and patients

Course Outline

  1. Overview of Kinesiology Taping
    1. Types of Tape
    2. Objectives of taping
    3. review of the evidence
    4. precautions and contraindications
    5. application/cuts
    6. tension
  2. Cervical/Lumbar Taping Techniques
    1. Postural syndromes
    2. directional pain
    3. general pain
    4. hands on lab
  3. Shoulder Taping Techniques
    1. Rotator cuff Facilitation
    2. Gleno-humeral joint stabilization
    3. AC Joint
    4. Frozen Shoulder
  4. Elbow Taping Techniques
    1. Lateral epicondylagia
    2. Medial epicondylagia
    3. general pain
    4. Hands-on Lab
  5. Wrist & Hand Taping Techniques
    1. Finer Strain/sprain
    2. carpal tunnel
    3. DeQuervain’s syndrome
    4. Thumb stabilization
  6. Hip Taping Techniques
    1. ITB syndrome
    2. Trochanteric bursitis
    3. Groin strain
    4. Hands-On Lab
  7. Knee Taping Techniques
    1. Patellofemoral syndrome
    2. Patella tendonitis
    3. Knee recurvatum
    4. Quadricep/hamstring strain
  8. Ankle Taping Techniques
    1. Ankle sprain
    2. Achilles tendonitis
    3. Plantar fasciitis
    4. Abnormal pronation
    5. Great toe pain/injury
    6. Hands-On Lab

Course Instructor: William Oswald, PT, DPT, OCS

3751 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405 United States
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