Dates: April 8th - 9th 2017
Course Type: KT1 & KT2
Instructor: Catherine Turner
NB Prices Exclude VAT
This course is suitable for physiotherapists, sport therapists, sports massage therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, occupational therapists and lymphoedema therapists. Third/Final year students in these fields are also welcome.
Course Overview - 2 Day Course - 8 hours per day
DAY 1 - Introduction to the Kinesio Taping Method®
The instructor discusses the fundamental concepts and the unique properties of Kinesio Tape. This is followed by a workshop where attendees can practice screening, muscle testing and muscle applications for both upper and lower body. Upon completion of KT1, attendees will be able to discuss and apply the Kinesio Taping Method® to relax overused muscles, stimulate weak muscles, and decrease pain and swelling.
DAY 2 - Introduction to advanced applications using the Kinesio Taping Method®.
Building on material covered in KT1, the instructor will introduce the six Corrective Techniques: Mechanical; Functional; Space; Fascia; Ligament/Tendon; and Lymphatic) and discuss their application in a variety of clinical conditions. This includes Kinesio Taping for orthopaedic and neurological conditions.
This course is endorsed/accredited by:
Attendees must take courses in order (KT1 &KT2 before KT3)
ONLY KTA-APPROVED courses are considered for obtaining accreditation as a Certified Kinesio Taping® Practitioner (CKTP). This
is achieved after completion of KT3.
NB Prices Exclude VAT
PLEASE NOTE, A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF £50 WILL BE REQUESTED ON RESERVATION FOR THIS TRAINING TO HOLD YOUR PLACE.
Catherine Turner, CKTI
Catherine qualified as a Sports Therapist in 2008 and currently runs her own Sports Injury Clinic in North Wales. In her clinic, Catherine treats a wide variety of conditions and has had great success with Kinesio taping on children with Cerebral Palsy, patients with chronic back pain, as well as acute sciatica. Catherine also treats Osgood Schlatter’s and Sever’s syndrome in teenage footballers, gymnasts and netball players. She attends Sports and Physiotherapy Conferences to gain knowledge, give taping demonstrations and offer advice.
Catherine attended dance school until she was 16 and obtained her black belt in Tae Kwon Do in 2008 which helps her understanding when treating patients from a martial arts and dancing background.
Catherine is a member of the Society of Sports Therapists, Federation of Holistic Therapists, Independent Professional Therapists International and is registered with the Complementary & Natural Health Care Council.
She is also a keen linguist. Having obtained a qualification in French and Spanish from the Open University, she is now studying German.
KT1 FUNDAMENTALS OF Kinesio Taping® (Total hours: 8)
Introduction to Kinesio Taping® Concepts (2 hrs)
- History of Kinesio Taping technique.
- Introduction to Kinesio Taping® Concepts (2 hrs)
- Benefits and limitations of Kinesio Taping.
- Physical characteristics and qualities of Kinesio-Tex Tape.
- Application of tape to learn proper 'feel' and how to remove tape from backing.
- Examine difference between longitudinal and cross-wise stretching of the tape.
- Stretch properties of Kinesio Tape.
- Basic application techniques of how tape is cut and applied, preparation of body part to be taped and maintenance of tape once it is applied.
Basic Upper Body Kinesio Taping® Techniques (3 hrs)
Basic Lower Body Kinesio Taping® Techniques (3 hrs)
KT2 ADVANCED Kinesio Taping® CORRECTIVE TECHNIQUES (Total hours: 8)
Corrective Kinesio Taping® Techniques (2 hrs)
- Mechanical Correction
- Fascia Correction
- Space Correction
- Ligament/Tendon Correction
- Functional Correction
- Lymphatic Correction
Corrective Technique Applications (6 hrs)
- Impingement Syndrome
- Shoulder Bursitis
- AC Joint Sprain
- Shoulder Instability
- Biceps Tendonitis
- Sports Related Injuries of the Elbow/Wrist
- Lateral Epicondylitis
- Medial Epicondylitis
- Elbow Hyperextension
- Olecranon Bursitis
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Lumbar Spine
Venue and Time
40 Parkgate Road
Time: 9am to 6pm