Kinesio Taping Assessments, Fundamental Concepts and Techniques (Formerly KT1/2) is organized by Rehab Education and will be held during Mar 10 - 11, 2018 at Decatur, Georgia, United States of America.
The target audience for this medical event is Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Certified Athletic Trainers, Licensed Massage Therapists, Doctors of Chiropractic. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Contact Hours.
This course designed to introduce participants to the science, assessment and application techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method. Lecture Tutorials of the history, science, and theory of stimulus transmission through the skin and resulting therapeutic benefit across efferent and afferent systems is reviewed. Corrections for Epidermis, Dermis, Fascia, Space, and Muscle in case study format are presented. Lecture and demonstration by the instructor, then participants perform the Manual Assessments and Movement Assessments. Discussion of the assessment flow charts to determine correct applications and general progression of treatment clinically.
At the completion of the two-day program participants will be able to:
• List 3 unique qualities of Kinesio Tex Tape.
• List 3 different physiological systems affected by Kinesio Tex Tape.
• List 3 contraindications and 3 precautions of using Kinesio Tex Tape.
• List best use for each type of Kinesio Tex Tape.
• Describe and demonstrate cutting different Kinesio Taping application tape shapes: I Strip, Y Strip, Web Cut, X Cut, etc.
• Describe one situation where it would be appropriate to use each different tape cut.
• Demonstrate one of the three methods of safely removing Kinesio Tex Tape from skin.
• Demonstrate appropriate use of Manual Direction Tests for tissue and muscle.
• Demonstrate use of Kinesio Screening Assessments to identify target tissue for treatment.
• Demonstrate proper application of Kinesio Epidermis, Dermis and Fascia Taping technique.
• Demonstrate proper application of corrective techniques: Fascia, Mechanical, Space, Functional, Lymphatic, Tendon, Ligament, and Muscle Correction.
• Describe difference between an underactive and overactive muscle correction application.
• Identify appropriate tension range for each corrective technique.
• Describe difference between ligament correction and tendon correction.
• List a condition that the Functional Correction would be used for.
• Describe the difference between “long and short oscillation” and “side to side oscillation” used in the Fascial Correction application.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.