Purpose: Assimilate and progress clinical problem solving skills using the Kinesio Taping MethodRequired Text: Kinesio Taping Work Book (provided)
Suggested Text: Clinical Therapeutic Applications of the Kinesio Taping Method (page #’s in parenthesis)
1. Review and expand on the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method
2. Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions, including advanced techniques
3. Fulfill requirements to apply for Kinesio Taping Practitioner Certification through Kinesio Taping Association, USA.
8:30 Registration and set up9:00 Introductions
Success Stories, Troubleshooting, Questions
Review of Kinesio Tape concepts, theories
Review of Corrective Techniques
10:00 Clinical Concepts
Whiplash, Cervical Pain
11:30 Break11:45 Advanced Concept/Lab: Fascial Manual Glide
Advanced Concept/Lab Scar Taping: “Basket Weave”
“Directional Pull Scar Application”, “Pitting Scars”
1:00 Epidermis, Dermis, Fascia concept lecture/lab
RSD hands (dermis), ankle sprain (epidermis)
1:30-2:30 Lunch2:30-6:00 (10 min break at 4:15) Clinical Condition Applications*
Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (shin splints)
Ankle/Foot-Hallux Valgus (p205)
Neck/Back-Brachial Neuropraxia (p 70)
Gamekeepers thumb, mallet finger.
6:10-6:30 Other Kinesio Taping education Opportunities, Q & A
* Actual applications demonstrated will vary depending on participant interest and time. At least 4 will be presented.