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Workshop: Kinesio Taping for the Upper Extremity

FAIRFIELD CONNECTICUT DATE INCLUDES OPTIONAL FRIDAY PM
ANATOMY/DIAGNOSIS REFRESHER COURSE WITH CADAVER LABFROM 6:30-9:00 - CALL FOR DETAILS!!

Date Location Lodging
April 2-3, 2005 Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield CT 06825
203.365.7619
Marriott Trumbull Merritt Parkway
180 Hawley Lane
Trumbull CT 06611
203.378.1400
$105 per night held until 3/17/05
(ask for CJ Education and Consulting rate)
May 21-22, 2005 Quincy Medical Center
114 Whitwell Street
Quincy MA 02169
617.773.6100
Sheraton Braintree Hotel
37 Forbes Road
Braintree MA 02184
888.627.7159
$104 per night held until 5/3/05
(ask for CJ Education and Consulting rate)

Instructor: Ruth Coopee MOT, OTR/L, CHT, MLD/CDT, CKTI

Course Description
The focus of this course will be to learn and work with Kinesio Tape to complement traditional therapeutic approaches. A dynamic format utilizing lecture, demonstration and hands-on lab activities will address basic and advanced Kinesio Taping techniques. This interactive course is intended for the practicing PT, PTA, OT, COTA with beginner to advanced skills. Participants may attend one or both days. Please note: to attend only day 2 (Advanced, KT3) registrants must have completed at least one KT2 (basic) level class prior as there will be no review of basic concepts on day 2.

Course Schedule

Saturday: Basic Skills (KT2)
7:30 - 8:00 Registration
8:00 – 12:00 Lecture: Introduction to Concepts
  Lab: Taping for Hand
 
  • Trigger Finger
  • PIP Joint Instability
  • Post Traumatic/Surgical Hand Edema
  • Flexor/Extensor Tendon Repair
  • Scar Modification
  Lab: Taping for Forearm and Wrist
 
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (on own)
1:00 – 4:00 Lab: Taping for Elbow
 
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow)
  Lab: Taping for Shoulder/Scapula
 
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Forward Shoulder/Impingement
 
Sunday: Advanced Skills (KT3)
7:30 – 8:00 Registration
8:00 – 12:00 Lecture: Introduction to Advanced Concepts (cutting techniques/application, neurophysiology)
  Lab: Taping for Shoulder/Scapula
 
  • Postural Re-education
  • Advanced Protracted Shoulder
  Lab: Taping for Elbow
 
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
  • Elbow Instability
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (on own)
1:00 – 4:00 Lab: Taping for Forearm and Wrist
 
  • Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability
  • Advanced DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  Lab: Taping for Hand
 
  • Radial, Ulnar & Median Nerve Palsies
  • Boutonniere & Swan Neck Deformities
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Thumb Osteoarthritis (Type IV)
 
Course Objectives
 
Upon completion of the Basic Skills day (KT2), participants will be able to:
 
bullet comprehend the functional difference between Kinesio Taping and sports taping
methods.
bullet distinguish the unique qualities between Kinesio Tex Tape and traditional athletic
tapes.
bullet list the basic functions and concepts of Kinesio Taping method.
bullet perform various tape cutting techniques and identify their clinical applications.
bullet demonstrate basic level Kinesio Taping application skills.
bullet identify a variety of pathological conditions that may benefit from the use of Kinesio Taping.
bullet complete a variety of muscle and pathological taping techniques for the upper extremity.
bullet

review a variety of uses of Kinesio Taping for upper extremity injury (post operative and overuse conditions).

   
Upon completion of the Advanced Skills day (KT3), participants will be able to:
 
bullet review the functional difference between Kinesio Taping and sports taping methods
as it relates to advanced concepts (neurophysiology)
bullet list the advanced concepts of Kinesio Taping method
bullet examine the unique qualities of Kinesio Tex Tape relative to advanced Kinesio
Taping applications and its affect on structure and soft tissue
bullet comprehend the difference between basic and advanced Kinesio Taping techniques
bullet practice advanced tape cutting techniques and application techniques
bullet identify a variety of pathological conditions that may benefit from the use of advanced Kinesio Taping
bullet complete a variety of advanced muscle and specific pathological taping techniques for the hand and upper extremity
bullet report improved critical thinking and analytical skills for the customization of basic
and advanced Kinesio Taping applications
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