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Seminar Detail

2-Day: Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certificate: Combining Taping & Movement to Improve Functional Outcomes AND Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification
Where:
ST LOUIS, MO
When:
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - Friday, March 6, 2020






Course Description:

DAY 1: KINESIOLOGY TAPING PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION

From sports medicine to stroke rehab, kinesiology tape has rapidly gained popularity in rehabilitation due to its unique ability to improve movement and function. One of the most versatile treatment tools in rehab, taping has been shown to improve outcomes with a vast variety of therapies, including functional movement therapies, manual therapy, splinting, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Hippo- and Aquatic Therapies, and more.

This hands-on certification seminar will equip you with all the skills you’ll need to begin taping patients across the continuum of care. Explore the fundamentals of modern taping techniques, discover advanced interventions that integrate the latest neuroscience research, and learn how to combine taping with functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatments that are revolutionizing rehab. Numerous case studies will be presented that demonstrate how taping can help deliver superior rehab outcomes, and hands-on labs throughout the program will show you how to get impressive results with your patients.

DAY 2: MYOFASCIAL CUPPING PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION

Become a Certified Myofascial Cupping Practitioner in this hands-on course powered by RockTape, and boost your credentials as you learn everything you need to know to offer cupping services the next day.

Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification teaches the fundamentals of modern cupping techniques through a full day of interactive labs. Learn how to combine cupping and functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatment strategies that are revolutionizing rehab. Discover effective cupping treatments you can use for pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more.
Register for one or both days:

3/5/20
Day 1: Kinesiology Taping Practitioner Certification

3/6/20
Day 2: Myofascial Cupping Practioner Certification
Objectives:

DAY 1: KINESIOLOGY TAPING PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION
  1. Explain the physiological effects of kinesiology taping.
  2. Assess functional taping techniques as they apply to pain, edema management, neurologic conditions, scar and posture improvement.
  3. Analyze the concepts of longitudinal fascial chain kinesiology taping.
  4. Demonstrate fluid dynamics taping applications for acute edema and chronic fluid dysfunction conditions using the jellyfish taping method.
  5. Demonstrate varied tape application techniques for common musculo-skeletal injury conditions such as low back pain, shoulder strains, ankle sprains and post-operative patient/client care.
  6. Demonstrate posture taping applications for correction of common chronic postural deficits of the upper and lower spine regions.


DAY 2: MYOFASCIAL CUPPING PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION
  1. Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence.
  2. Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping.
  3. Demonstrate how to apply cupping for best results.
  4. Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each.
  5. Demonstrate how cupping techniques can be combined with corrective exercise to improve pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more.
  6. Develop cupping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient.


OUTLINE

DAY 1: KINESIOLOGY TAPING PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION

FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT TECHNIQUES: TAPING REDEFINED
  • Evolution of kinesiology taping
  • Direction - movement focused
  • Comparing kinesiology tapes: stretch, adherence, longevity
TAPE MOVEMENTS, NOT MUSCLES
  • Neurosensory – skin to brain connection
  • Peripheral nerves
  • Tactile acuity – sensory system/receptors
TECHNIQUES AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES
  • Hands on with the tape!
  • Where to cut? Tips for turning corners
  • Does direction matter? How many pieces?
  • Stretch, stabilize, decompress
  • Indications/contraindications
  • Hands-On Lab
COMBINE TAPING WITH MOVEMENT: REAL WORLD SOLUTIONS FOR THE WHOLE BODY

PAIN IS A REQUEST FOR CHANGE
  • Methods and application for treating pain
  • Upper extremity
    • Shoulder
    • Lateral/medial elbow
    • Wrist
    • AC Joint
  • Trunk/Lower extremity
    • Knee pain
    • Shin splints
    • Calf and achilles
    • SI joint
    • Planter fasciitis
  • Hands-On Lab
FLUID DYNAMICS – LIFTING EFFECTS OF TAPE
  • Decompression strategy vs. compression strategy
  • Promote lymph movement with jellyfish
  • Methods and application
    • Acute swelling from trauma
    • Chronic edema conditions
    • Lymphedema
  • Hands-On Lab
MANAGING MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS
  • Varying approaches for acute vs chronic conditions
    • Low back pain – is it acute or chronic?
    • Shoulder strains – pain or proprioceptive improvement?
    • Ankle sprains – edema or pain management?
    • Post-operative conditions – avoid incisions while improving outcomes
  • Hands-On Lab
POSTURAL CORRECTIONS
  • Kinesthetic guidance = behavior modification
  • Posture evaluation from head to toe
    • Upper and lower cross syndrome
    • Hyperkyphosis
    • Forward head posture
  • Hands-On Lab
KNOWLEDGE INTO ACTION – CASE STUDIES AND PROBLEM SOLVING


DAY 2: MYOFASCIAL CUPPING PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION

PRINCIPLES OF MYOFASCIAL CUPPING
  • Movement, mobility, and motor control
    • Movement Pyramid framework
  • Fascial anatomy/physiology
  • Physiological/neurological effects of cupping techniques
  • Current literature related to cupping techniques
    • Blood flow, fascial gliding, and the nervous system
  • Indications, contraindications, and application safety
SKIN/FASCIAL SCREENING
  • Hands-On Lab
FUNDAMENTAL CUPPING TECHNIQUES AND TREATMENT STRATEGIES
  • Direction and pressure
  • Decompression/compression forces
  • External/internal glide methods
  • Graded exposure techniques
  • Sensory-motor retraining
  • Integrating corrective exercise
  • Hands-On Lab
APPLYING CUPPING EFFECTIVELY
  • Upper extremity and arm fascial chains
  • Lower extremity and leg fascial chains
  • Core, trunk, lumbopelvic regions, and long fascial chains
  • Hip, trunk, rib cage, diaphragm, and neck
  • Condition-specific applications
  • Progression and regression protocol
  • Hands-On Lab
CASE STUDIES AND PROBLEM SOLVING
  • Case Studies
Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists/PTAs
  • Occupational Therapists/OTAs
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Massage Therapists
  • Personal Trainers
  • Please wear lab-appropriate clothing that allows access to skin/muscles (loose shorts and tank tops are recommended)
  • Please bring yoga mat or massage table (if available)

JENNIFER HUTTON, PT, DPT

Jennifer Hutton PT, DPT, practices at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, treating pediatric populations with developmental delays as well as neurological and orthopedic diagnoses. Additionally, she serves as lead physical therapist in a regional combined specialty hip clinic, which offers preoperative and postoperative rehabilitation programs for local patients of all ages.

A graduate of Loma Linda University’s doctoral program, she has attained numerous professional certifications over the course of her career, from Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Functional Movement System (FMS) to Myodetox Level 1 (manual therapy). In her free time, she is involved in several community efforts for children with disabilities, such as volunteering for modified triathlons, building adaptive bicycles, and planning adaptive sports camps. Jennifer truly enjoys working with children and believes that helping them achieve their independence while empowering them to move better will be pivotal as they progress in life.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jennifer Hutton has an employment relationship with Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Jennifer Hutton has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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