Dates: April 21st - 22nd 2018
Course Type: KT1 & KT2
Instructor: Gudrun Collins
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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.
Born and educated in Germany, Gudrun is now based in England and is Director of the her own Sports Injury and Lymphoedema Clinic.
Within her clinic, Gudrun treats a wide variety of athletes. She has many years of practical experience in Injury prevention and Rehabilitation and specialises in patients with an amalgamation of highly complex lymphatic disorders.
As a Lymphoedema Specialist, Gudrun is not only trained to treat Humans but she is also trained as an Equine Lymphatic Specialist.
Gudrun was one of the two (Dr Sybille Molle and Gudrun Collins) certified Equine Kinesio Tape Instructors who joined Dr K. Kase to launch the first certified Equine Kinesio Taping Course in Austria in August 2012.
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
298 Cregagh Road
Time: 9am to 6pm