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 enhancing function and recovery by taping over muscles.
Tape allows patients to get therapeutic benefits 24 hours a day for 2 to 3 days between applications. Kinesiology Taping can be used in conjunction with other modalities including cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, electric stimulation, and manual and neuro techniques. Contact KTI Kinesiology Taping Institute
with any questions.
Determine appropriate types of patient problems 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 and low tone while assisting with muscle patterning
Learn to use Kinesiology Tape 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. Therefore, this course is open for registration to physical therapist assistants. There may be certain activities taught by law that cannot be performed by the physical therapist assistant.
CEUs, PDUs, and Contact Hours
Certificates of attendance presented to participants 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 is eligible for 1.6 CEUs
KTI is recognized by the Board of Certification to provide continuing education for certified athletic trainers
BOC approved provider number 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 the PDU requirement for OTRs / COTAs in the 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