This course presents an overview of the Kinesiology Taping, the rationale, how it differs from other taping methods, and practice application for common Neuro, developmental and orthopaedic problems. Kinesiology Taping involves taping over muscles in order to enhance function and recovery.
The tape allows the individual to receive therapeutic benefits 24 hours a day and for 2 to 3 days between applications. Kinesiology Taping may also be used in conjunction with other modalities such as cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, and electric stimulation as well as in conjunction with manual and neuro techniques.
Determine what types of patient problems are appropriate for Kinesiology Tape
Administer Kinesiology Tape to reduce edema
Administer Kinesiology Tape to facilitate muscle use
Administer Kinesiology Tape to inhibit muscle use
Administer Kinesiology Tape for specific problems seen in Neuro patients such as high tone, low tone, and assistance with muscle patterning.
Learn how to use for patients with muscle disease, CVA, TBI, etc.
Learn to use Kinesiology tape for antagonistic and synergistic taping
Who Should Attend?
PT assistants and aides
Certified athletic trainers
Other medical practitioners
Less than 50% of the contents of this course deals with evaluation. Course open for registration to physical therapist assistants. Some activities taught may not be legally performed by physical therapy assistants.
Certificate of attendance presented to each participant for 16.0 contact hours.
Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Orthopaedic Rehab. Specialists (ORS) as an Approval Agency to Approve Providers of Continuing Competency Courses in California
Course eligible for 1.6 CEUs
Board of Certification recognizes us to provide continuing education for certified athletic trainers
BOC approved provider number is P8732
ORS via California Education Connection is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education
Course is eligible for 1.6 CEUs from the AOTA
AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures
Course counts toward PDU requirement for OTRs / COTAs in State of California
APTA and NATA
California Physical Therapy Association
Independent Physical Therapy Association of California
National Hemophilia PT Working Group
World Federation of Hemophilia-Muscular Skeletal Committee