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Course: Kinesio Taping

November 17 @ 8:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm

Kinesio Taping Seminar

Date: November 17th & 18th, 2018

Where: Parkwood Institute, Main Physio Gym (B2-129) – 550 Wellington Road, London ON N6C 0A7

Kinesio Taping is the original (elastic thera-peutic taping) method. Our course curriculum reflects over 25 years of educational seminars, symposiums, forums, research and professional sharing among tens of thousands of profession-als. We have developed all aspects of Pediat-rics, Myofascial, Lymph, Sports, Hand, Face, Neurological and Equine taping. The Kinesio Taping Association has been around since 1984 with over 20 books having been published since 1994.  Not only have we always offered a Superior Education but we also have Super Products.  Kinesio Tex Tape is the only elastic therapeu-tic tape that has undergone continuous changes and improvements throughout the years.

Instructors: 

Roger Berton, DC, CKTI is a graduate of the National University of Health Sciences, Chicago, Illinois. He owns and operates Health Care Clinics in Tecumseh & Windsor, Ontario, and is a certified Kinesio Taping Course Instructor. He also worked as the Program Coordinator and Instructor for CDI’s Registered Massage Therapy Program (Windsor, ON). Prior to his association with CDI, Dr. Roger Berton devoted three years to the Athletic Department of St. Clair College as Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, and Sports Nutrition Instructor for the Continuing Education Department. He has gained significant recognition being asked to present at The Canadian Athletic Therapists Association Annual Conference, The Action Sport Physiotherapy Symposium and The College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium. At this point in his career he has taught over 160 Kinesio Taping workshops across the world. These workshops are designed to enhance one’s ability to apply this modality, one of the most non-invasive soft tissue treatments in use today.

Lana Berton, MPT, CKTI is licensed with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Ontario Physiotherapy Association. She graduated from the University of Windsor with an Honors Degree in Kinesiology specializing in Movement Science. She attended Wayne State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and then a Masters of Physical Therapy degree. Her clinical practices are in Outpatient Orthopedics and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy. She is a Certified Functional Abilities & Physical Demands Evaluator and a Certified Laser Therapist. She also performs independent medical assessments for various companies.

Course Objectives:
1) Understand the concepts of Kinesio Taping.
2) Review muscular physiology as it is related to Kinesio Taping.
3) Learn application skills during lab session.
4) Comprehend the various cutting techniques and their clinical applications.
5) Learn a time efficient method to relax overuse syndromes/spasms, to stimulate weak muscles and to decrease pain and swelling.
6) Learn to do taping to gain mobility and stability.

Who should attend? PT’s, PTA’s, OT’s, RMT’s, DC’s, CAT(c)’s, PTA’s, R.Kin’s, L.Ac’s, D.Ch’s, Students and other licensed medical professionals

Continuing Education Units: 16 contact hours will be submitted to the Provincial College. Kinesio Taping in Canada is an approved provider. Kinesio Taping in Canada reserves the right to cancel the seminar at any time with a full refund.

Kinesio Taping Agenda:
DAY 1
7:45 am Registration
8:00 am Instructor Introduction and Biography Introduction to Kinesio Taping: Basic Concepts, Theory and History.
10:00 am Break
Taping Applications for (EDF) Epidermis, Dermis and Fascia over selected body parts
12:00 pm Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Taping Applications for selected overactive and underactive muscles
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm Taping Applications for agonist and antagonist flaccid, weak and spastic muscles
5:20 pm Questions/Answers
5:40 pm Conclusion

DAY 2
8:00 am Review of Concepts, Questions/Answers
8:30 am Introduction to application for correction techniques: Mechanical, Lymphatic, Functional, Space, Tendon and Ligament Corrections
10:00 am Break
10:15 am Corrective Taping: Clinical and Postural Techniques
12:00 pm Lunch on your own
1:00 pm Clinical Applications for Upper Extremities: high tone, low tone, neck, shoulder & scapular disorders
2:30 pm Clinical Taping Applications for Swelling/ Lymph Edema, Patellar alignment, Dynamic Splinting and Strapping Techniques
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm Clinical Taping for Ankle instability, Drop Foot and Sprain/ Strains, Plantar Fasciitis and Injury prevention
5:20 pm Post Testing, Questions and Answers.
5:40 pm Conclusion

Agenda may change upon association mandates at any time.

Special notes:
Please bring scissors, shorts, a tank top and a yoga mat if possible. Taping of the body is required.

SEMINAR FEE:
Early Bird Fee: $599.00 – If applicant registers 30 days prior to the seminar.
Fee thereafter: $650.00

Seminar fee includes: Workshop, Tuition, 3 rolls of Kinesio Tape, Continental breakfast, Educational package consisting of the Day 1/2 book and a 2 month membership to an interactive website.

Enrollment: Early registration is encouraged. This course reaches capacity quickly. Fax or email your registration form to us as soon as possible to guarantee your place at the upcoming seminar.

Cancellation and Refunds:
Registration fee, less an administrative fee of 20% will be refunded if cancellation notice is received 15 days prior to seminar. No refunds will be given after that date. However, you will be able to transfer courses for up to one year.

For more information visit us at: www.kinesiotape.ca

Registration: Kinesio-Taping Registration Form

Details

Start:
November 17 @ 8:00 am
End:
November 18 @ 5:00 pm