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RockTape's Advanced Kinesiology Taping Certification Course
Online Course
$739.95 USD
$399.99
Product Details
Format:
Online Course
Authors:
MILICA MCDOWELL, MSPT, DPT, ACSM-HFS
JOHN KONIUTO, PT, MSPT, DPT, FMT-C
C. SHANTE, COFIELD, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1
AARON CROUCH, DPT, CSCS, SFG1
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
5/21/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
CRS001311
Objectives
[+] [-] 020649 - Geriatric Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes
  1. Review the principles of kinesiology taping and supporting evidence
  2. Describe the physiological and neurological effects of kinesiology taping for geriatric patient populations
  3. Demonstrate how to apply tape with appropriate tension for best results with geriatric patients
  4. Compare and contrast common taping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each
  5. Apply and demonstrate functional taping applications for geriatric-related postural, orthopedic, inflammatory and neurological conditions.
  6. Develop taping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient

[+] [-] 020652 - Pediatric Kinesiology Taping Certification
  1. Identify and explain the specific physiological effects of kinesiology taping
  2. Describe the unique needs of the pediatric population and identifying taping considerations
  3. Formulate a list of contraindications for kinesiology taping in the pediatric population
  4. Discuss concepts of longitudinal myofascial chains as an approach to treatment in the pediatric population
  5. Apply functional taping techniques designed for pediatric patients, integrating clinical knowledge of specific conditions
  6. Demonstrate taping interventions for pediatric conditions related to pain, postural, neurologic, orthopedic, and sports conditions

[+] [-] 020830 - Kinesiology Taping for Post-Operative Rehabilitation:
  1. Demonstrate taping techniques specific to post-operative rehabilitation.

[+] [-] 020840 - Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy:
  1. Demonstrate taping techniques specific to pregnant patients.

[+] [-] 020985 - Advanced Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification
  1. Review fascial chain anatomy and function
  2. Discuss the kinetic chain approach to kinesiology taping
  3. Apply movement screening techniques for identifying faulty motor patterns
  4. Compare taping techniques for enhancing faulty motor patterns in breathing, squatting, lunging, stepping, pushing, and rolling movements
  5. Demonstrate advanced taping strategies for neuromuscular retraining of performance chains
  6. Combine taping, movement assessment, and corrective exercises to address common sports injuries and enhance athletic performance

Outline
[+] [-] 020649 - Geriatric Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes
Principles of Kinesiology Taping
  • Evolution of kinesiology taping
  • Differences between kinesiology tapes
  • Evidence supporting kinesiology taping
Physiological/Neurological Benefits of Taping For the Geriatric Patient
  • Skin-brain connection
    • Peripheral nerves
    • Sensory system/receptors
    • Histology of skin
Fundamental Taping Techniques and Treatment Strategies
  • Types of taping
  • Techniques
  • Cuts
  • Tension
  • Care tips
  • Indications/contraindications
  • Special considerations for geriatric patients
  • Combining taping with movement
HAND-ON LAB TAPING FOR ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS
  • Methods and application
  • Effects and benefits
    • Upper extremity
    • Trunk/Lower extremity
  • Interventions for:
    • Shoulder impingement
    • Patellofemoral disorders
    • Lumbar and cervical strain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Joint replacement
HAND-ON LAB FLUID DYNAMICS TAPING
  • Methods and application
  • Effects and benefits
  • Decompression strategy vs. compression strategy
  • Interventions for
    • Bruising
    • Swelling
    • Edema
HAND-ON LAB POSTURE TAPING
  • Methods and application
  • Effects and benefits
  • Postural taping framework
  • Posture evaluation from head to toe
  • Common postural dysfunctions
  • Interventions for postural imbalances
HAND-ON LAB SCAR TAPING
  • Methods and application
  • Effects and benefits
  • Scar tissue assessment
  • Scar tissue framework
  • Special populations and conditions
  • Interventions for scarring
HANDS-ON LAB TAPING FOR NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
  • Methods and applications
  • Effects and benefits
  • Nerve tract irritation
  • Upper and lower extremities
  • Interventions for:
    • Stroke
    • Parkinson’s
    • Gait and balance disorders
HANDS-ON LAB CODING AND DOCUMENTATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT CASE STUDIES AND PROBLEM SOLVING

[+] [-] 020652 - Pediatric Kinesiology Taping Certification
IMPROVING MOVEMENT, MOBILITY, AND MOTOR CONTROL WITH TAPING TECHNIQUES
  • The art and science of taping
  • Case study:  Features and characteristics of kinesiology tapes
  • Tape applications/care tips
  • Case study: Reducing risks involved in kinesiology taping
  • Functional movement taping
THE SKIN-BRAIN CONNECTION 
  • Peripheral nerves 
  • Sensory system/receptors
PEDIATRIC TAPING APPLICATIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS
  • Pain 
  • Posture 
  • Neuro 
  • Ortho 
  • Sports-related conditions and performance
TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR PAIN
  • Upper extremity
  • Lower extremity
  • Spine 
TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR POSTURE
  • Scoliosis 
  • Torticollis 
  • Postural stress 
  • Hip dysplasia 
  • Foot over pronation 
TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
  • Toe walking 
  • Low tone
  • Hemiplegia
  • Motor and movement disorders
  • Central nervous system dysfunction
TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR ORTHOPEDIC CONDITIONS
  • Orthopedic conditions
  • Joint hypermobility
  • Growth-related disorders 
  • Sever’s disease 
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease 
  • General growing pains  
TAPING INTERVENTIONS FOR SPORTS-RELATED CONDITIONS
  • Sports-related trauma/injury 
  • Acute conditions
  • Chronic conditions 
    • Instability
    • Endurance 
    • Tightness 
  • Performance
GETTING PEDIATRIC POPULATIONS TO WEAR THE TAPE AND KEEP IT ON

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR GETTING PARENTS TO BUY IN AND CARRY OVER

[+] [-] 020830 - Kinesiology Taping for Post-Operative Rehabilitation:
Step-by-Step Taping Applications and Techniques Specific to the Post-Operative Rehabilitation
  • Post-Operative/Trauma Edema & Bruising
    • Supporting joints and muscles
    • Decreasing swelling
    • Assisting with lymphatic drainage
    • Increasing range of motion
    • Assisting muscle function
    • Increasing mobility and stability
    • Improving movement and motor control
    • Enhancing coordination
    • Reduce Scarring and Improve Scar Mobility
  • Techniques Specific to:
    • Acute post-operative care
    • Closed incisions
Case Studies
Coding and Documentation for Reimbursement

[+] [-] 020840 - Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy:
Step-by-Step Taping Applications and Techniques Specific to Pregnant Patients
  • Pain Reduction
    • Back pain
    • Rib pain
    • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Swelling/Edema/Bruising
    • Lower extremity swelling
  • Nerve Entrapment
    • Carpal Tunnel
    • Sciatica
  • Movement/Posture Correction
    • Belly bracing
    • Postural stress
    • Round ligament pain
    • Diastasis Recti
  • C-Section Scar Taping
Case Studies Coding and Documentation for Reimbursement

[+] [-] 020985 - Advanced Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification
TAPING ACUTE AND SUBACUTE MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS
  • Movement-based taping fundamentals
  • Kinetic chain approach
  • Priming the nervous system
  • Pain gate stimulation
  • Exoskeleton effect
FASCIAL CHAIN ANATOMY & FUNCTION
  • Performance back chain
  • Performance front chain
  • Performance lateral chain
  • Performance functional chain
  • Performance extremity chains
MOVEMENT ASSESSMENT
  • Breathing pattern
  • Double leg stance/squat pattern
  • Staggered leg stance
  • Single leg stance
  • Push-up pattern
  • Scapular screen
  • Rolling screen
TAPE APPLICATION, THEORY, AND PRACTICE
  • Tissue preparation, pre-application and application techniques
PERFORMANCE BACK CHAIN TAPING
  • Function
  • Pre-application
  • Application of tape along chain
  • Motor control exercises
  • Neuromuscular retraining for the performance back chain
PERFORMANCE FRONT CHAIN TAPING
  • Function
  • Pre-application
  • Application of tape along chain
  • Motor control exercises
  • Neuromuscular retraining for the performance front chain
PERFORMANCE LATERAL CHAIN TAPING
  • Function
  • Pre-application
  • Application of tape along chain
  • Motor control exercises
  • Neuromuscular retraining for the performance lateral chain
PERFORMANCE SPIRAL LATERAL CHAIN TAPING
  • Function
  • Pre-application
  • Application of tape along chain
  • Motor control exercises
  • Neuromuscular retraining for performance spiral lateral chain
PERFORMANCE ARM CHAINS TAPING
  • Function
  • Pre-application
  • Application of tape along chain
  • Motor control exercises
  • Neuromuscular retraining for the performance arm chains
SPORT-SPECIFIC TAPING (SWIMMING, CYCLING, RUNNING, THROWING, AND KICKING)
  • Function
  • Pre-application
  • Application of tape along chain
  • Motor control exercises
  • Neuromuscular retraining for sport-specific taping

Author

MILICA MCDOWELL, MSPT, DPT, ACSM-HFS

Milica McDowell, MSPT, DPT, ACSM-HFS, specializes in orthopedic and sports medicine rehabilitation. She is certified by the ACSM as a Health Fitness Specialist. In addition to teaching courses in Kinesiology and Biomechanics in the Health and Human Performance Department at Montana State University – Bozeman, Milica established Clearwater Physical Therapy in 2004, a practice where she maintains a clinical caseload in physical therapy. Clearwater offers state of the art technology like an Alter-G treadmill, IASTM, dry needling and kinetic chain integration. She is co-owner of Bluebird Medical Supply Company, a DME provider serving Southwest Montana, which works with patients throughout the lifespan and functionality spectrum. Milica is a co-founder of 4cSports Injury Analytics, a biomechanics analysis software company that works in the markerless motion capture space. An avid athlete who played basketball throughout college, she’s training for her 3rd Ironman triathlete, enjoys hot yoga classes, is an aspiring far biker, and is the proud mother to a 10-year-old black diamond skier.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Milica McDowell is founder of Clearwater Therapeutic Physical Therapy; and Bluebird Medical Supply Company. She is the co-founder of 4cSports Injury Analytics. Dr. McDowell receives an honorarium from RockTape. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Milica McDowell is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.

JOHN KONIUTO, PT, MSPT, DPT, FMT-C

John K. Koniuto, PT, MSPT, DPT, FMT-C, has over 15 years of experience with a primary clinical specialty of sports and orthopedic rehab, focusing on strength, balance, posture, and functional assessment while also incorporating the positive impact of fitness strategies on the aging process. Dr. Koniuto is the owner of Oakdale Physical Therapy & Fitness based in Johnson City, NY, and as a Certified Strength Training Specialist, Certified EMT and FMT Certified Level 1 & 2 RockDoc, he also has a special interest in injury prevention, wellness, and rehab using individualized kinesiology taping techniques and movement correction strategies. Dr. Koniuto earned his Bachelor of Science and Master’s of Physical Therapy at Springfield College in Massachusetts and his Doctorate from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He has worked with professional level athletes and sports teams and has extensive experience in various clinical settings, including private practice, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes, scholastic, and industrial companies. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Koniuto instructs nationwide continuing education courses and has been published in Physical Therapy Magazine.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: John Koniuto is the CEO of Physical Therapy @ Oakdale, PLLC. He receives a speaking honorarium from RockTape. Dr. Koniuto receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: John Koniuto has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

C. SHANTE, COFIELD, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

Shante Cofield, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1, aka The Movement Maestro, is a former Division I athlete with a passion for movement surpassed only by her passion for learning. Shante graduated from Georgetown University and then continued her educational pursuits at New York University, graduating with a Doctorate in physical therapy and becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. Shante practices in Los Angeles with specialties ranging from CrossFit injuries to pelvic floor dysfunction. As a Selective Functional Movement Assessment provider, Shante utilizes a movement-based treatment approach that incorporates manual therapy, NeuroKinetic Therapy, corrective exercises, and techniques such as kinesiology taping and IASTM. Additionally, Shante is a Functional Range Conditioning mobility specialist and holds a CrossFit Level I trainer certificate.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: C. Shante Cofield is the creator of The Movement Maestro. She receives a speaking honorarium from RockTape. Dr. Cofield receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: C. Shante Cofield has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.

AARON CROUCH, DPT, CSCS, SFG1

Aaron Crouch, DPT, CSCS, SFGI
Aaron is a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. As a former NCAA Division I baseball player and high school baseball coach, he understands the value in achieving and maintaining an active lifestyle for his clients. In addition to receiving his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Sacramento State, he has expanded experience in Selective Functional Movement Assessment Level 1 course, American Sports Medicine (ASMI) injuries in baseball course, and the 1st Annual SF Giants Sports Medicine Conference. Aaron completed a clinical rotation with the SF Giants baseball minor league complex in Scottsdale, AZ, which influences his treatment approach with athletes.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Aaron Crouch has an employment relationship with Kime Human Performance Institute. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Aaron Crouch is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He is a member and contributor to Strong First Forum.
Continuing Education Credits Awarded for Completion of Entire Package
[+] [-] Combined Continuing Education Credit From All Components
Breakdown of Continuing Education Credits by Components
[+] [-] 020649 - Geriatric Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes
[+] [-] 020652 - Pediatric Kinesiology Taping Certification
[+] [-] 020830 - Kinesiology Taping for Post-Operative Rehabilitation:
[+] [-] 020840 - Kinesiology Taping for Pregnancy:
[+] [-] 020985 - Advanced Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification
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  • Reviews
    [+] [-] 020649 - Geriatric Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes

     

    Awesome class! I really learned a lot about taping techniques I can use in my daily practice for geriatric populations. Instructor is very knowledge and entertaining.

    – C. Spencer, PT

     

    I already have so many patients running through my head that I can use this information with!

    W. Garvin, OT

     

    I work with a lot of stroke patients and older patients with pain, and I can see this being very beneficial to treatment.

    P. Murphy, PT