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KT 1 & 2 Kinesio Taping Fundamentals & Advanced Whole Body Concepts
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6/10/2017 to 6/11/2017
When: June 10-11, 2017
Where: Chicago Pediatric Therapy & Wellness Center
1739 N Elston Avenue
Chicago, Illinois  60642
United States
Presenter: Sponsor: Chicago Pediatric Therapy & Wellness Center
Contact: Rose McLean
(773) 687-9241

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This two day course is designed to provide physical and occupational therapists with information and instruction on Kinesio Taping methods.

Speakers: Audrey Yasukawa, MOT, OTR/L, CKTI & Patricia Martin, PT, CKTI

 

Course Description: 

KT1  Fundamental Concepts, Screening/Muscle Test, & Muscle Applications
(To be taken in conjunction with KT2)

The KT1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping Method. Over the course of this eight-hour class, the Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor (CKTI) will discuss the fundamental concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the unique properties and use of Kinesio Tex Tape. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice screening and muscle testing created for the enhancement of their Kinesio Taping skills and muscle applications for both the upper and lower body. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax overuse syndromes, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling. In addition to instruction provided by the CKTI, the attendees will receive the full-color Kinesio Taping KT1 & KT2 Workbook to augment their training. Each attendee will also receive a 60-day membership to the Kinesio Taping Association which includes access to a reference database.

KT2 - Advanced Concepts & Corrective Techniques
(Pre-requisite, completion of KTA approved KT1 course)

The KT2 course builds on material learned in KT1. During this eight-hour class, the CKTI will introduce the six Corrective Techniques (Mechanical, Functional, Space, Fascia, Ligament/Tendon, and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. During lab sessions, attendees will have ample time to practice applying these techniques to a variety of upper and lower body conditions. Upon completion of this course, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions.

  

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the concepts of Kinesio Taping
  • Review Muscular anatomy as it is related to Kinesio Taping
  • Explain and apply the concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method
  • Describe the unique qualities of the Kinesio Tex Tape
  • Recognize the principles of Kinesio Tex Tape application
  • Utilize and demonstrate application skills in guided laboratory sessions
  • Demonstrate application skills during lab sessions
  • Practice the various cutting techniques and their clinical application
  • Apply the Kinesio Taping Method to relax and stimulate muscles
  • Apply the Kinesio Taping Method for pain, swelling, joint mobility, and stability
  • Apply various taping techniques for treatment of the spine, and upper/lower extremity dysfunction
  • Apply various taping techniques for treatment of unique conditions using the concepts and principals of the Kinesio Taping Method


Register for the course using the attached link: http://www.chicagopediatrictherapyandwellness.com/courses/kinesio-taping/

 

Click here to download Course Brochure.


Program Content Area: Orthopedics
Course Type: Lecture, Lab, Q &A
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Intended Audience: PT, PTA
CE Contact Hours: 16
Course Approval: IPTA Approval #800-6772

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