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September 23, 2017

September 23, 2017 — September 24, 2017

Kinesio Taping® KT1+KT2: Fundamentals and Whole Body Techniques

The SMILE Center is proud to present a 2 day Kinseio Taping Course lead by instructors Audrey Yasukawa, MOT, OTR/L, CKTI and Patricia Martin, PT, CKTI.

The KT1 course is designed to introduce practitioners to the Kinesio Taping® Method. Over the course of this 8 hour class, the instructors 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 your KT 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.

The KT2 course builds on material learned in KT1. During this 8 hour class, the instructors 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 KT Method to orthopedic & neurological conditions.

KT1 & KT2 Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, attendees will be able to:

§ Correctly describe the fundamental concepts of Kinesio Taping Method

§ Accurately describe the unique qualities of Kinesio Tex Tape

§ Apply the Kinesio Taping Method correctly to relax and stimulate muscles

§ Correctly apply the 5 corrective techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method in guided laboratory sessions

§ Apply the Kinesio Taping Method correctly for pain, swelling, joint mobility, and stability

§ Correctly apply Kinesio Taping techniques for treatment of select clinical conditions using the concepts and principals of the Kinesio Taping Method

Course Requirements:

In order to attend a Kinesio Taping® seminar, each attendee must meet all of the following criteria:

1. Must have completed 80 course hours of anatomy and physiology

2. Must have a working knowledge of the musculoskeletal system

3. Must be able to do assessments by evaluating and/or diagnosing injuries and conditions

 

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