This 2 day course designed to introduce participants to the science, assessment and application techniques of the Kinesio Taping® Method. On Day One begins with Lecture Tutorials of the history, science and theory of stimulus transmission through skin and resulting therapeutic benefit across efferent and afferent systems is reviewed. Corrections for Epidermis, Dermis, Fascia, Space, and Muscle in case study format are presented. Lecture and demonstration by the instructor, then participants perform the Manual Assessments and Movement Assessments. Discussion of the assessment flow charts to determine correct applications and general progression of treatment clinically.
Day Two continues with instruction and demonstration of assessment and taping procedures for the Mechanical, Tendon, Ligament and Circulatory/Lymphatic Corrections in case study format. Time is allotted for questions and discussion of the assessment flow charts to determine correct applications and general progression of treatment clinically. Participants will receive a full color Kinesio Taping® Workbook and a 60-day access code to the KTAI database.
David B. Blum, LMT, CKTI
PO Box 17747
About the Instructor
David B. Blum, LMT, CKTI became a Massage Therapist in 2007 after his heartfelt decision to to leave his 27 year career as a Physical Therapy Assistant; specializing in orthopedics, manual therapy and myofascial release. His medical knowledge blended with his massage training allow him to now make a difference in a more healing compassionate way. David’s introduction to Kinesiotaping in 1997 led him to becoming a certified practitioner and eventually an instructor. His passion and joy for teaching is clear as he shares his expertise with others in order to reach as many people in need of care as possible.
Register online at http://www.healthytouchmassagetherapy.com/courses.html.
Early bird discount for registration of this class and the advanced class available.