Dates: May 19th - 20th 2018
Course Type: KT1 & KT2
Instructor: Lee Clark
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.
Lee Clark, CKTI, M.C.S.P, S.R.P. BSc.
Lee Clark, MCSP, SRP, BSc, CKTI is a Chartered Physiotherapist.
He was a Physiotherapist during London 2012 Olympics working for LOCOG treating horses from all over the world. He was also an official Physiotherapist for the British Equestrian Endurance Team from 2010 to 2014.
Lee qualified in 1997 and worked in the NHS before graduating as a Chartered Animal Physiotherapist in 1999. He then completed a postgraduate course in Manual Therapy/Sports in 2001 and has undertaken additional training in Acupuncture, Laser Therapy, Neurology and Osteopathic Techniques.
Lee now combines human and equine work, dividing his time between Darlington FC Physiotherapy and Sport Injury Clinic and The Equine Physiotherapy Clinic.
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
University College of Osteopathy - Teaching Centre
275 Borough High Street
SE1 1JE - 9.00am to 6pm